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Leg Ulcer

"Leg Ulcer" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Ulceration of the skin and underlying structures of the lower extremity. About 90% of the cases are due to venous insufficiency (VARICOSE ULCER), 5% to arterial disease, and the remaining 5% to other causes.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leg Ulcer" by people in this website by year, and whether "Leg Ulcer" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1998 and 2001 and 2012 and 2014
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