Venous ulcers are wounds that occur due to improper functioning of venous valves, usually of the legs. They are the major cause of chronic wounds, Venous ulcers develop mostly along the medial distal leg, and can be very painful. These ulcers penetrated deep into the skin.
Venous ulcers are relatively common among older people.Venous ulcers become infected Easily. If a venous ulcer persists for a long time, skin cancer develops at the edge. Some venous ulcers, particularly large ones, never heal.
- Varicose vein or a vein blocked by blood clots
- Venous ulcers form when blood flow through the legs is reduced, causing blood to pool in the veins.
- Any disorder that causes blood to pool in leg veins can cause a venous ulcer.
- Smoking and high blood pressure(hypertension).Chronic diabetes, Chronic Arterial ulcer