A venous skin ulcer is a shallow wound that develops when the leg
veins do not move blood back toward the heart normally. Most venous skin ulcers
develop on either side of the lower leg, above the ankle and below the
August 31, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Margaret Doucette, DO - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine
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