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Leg Ulcer Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Leg Ulcers; Ulcer, Leg; Ulcers, Leg

Networked: 1578 relevant articles (134 outcomes, 271 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Leg Ulcer

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Pentoxifylline (Trental) : 5 outcomes 11 studies in 35 results : FDA 11 Generic
  2. Diosmin (Daflon) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 9 results : IBA
  3. Oxygen : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 37 results : IBA
  4. EMLA : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 17 results : FDA 3 Generic
  5. Silver : 3 outcomes 17 studies in 37 results : IBA
  6. Zinc : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 37 results : IBA
  7. Colloids (Colloid) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 21 results : IBA
  8. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 26 results : IBA
  9. Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 21 results : IBA
  10. cadexomer iodine : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 16 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Leg Ulcer

  1. Ulcer
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  3. Pain (Aches)
  4. Pressure Ulcer (Bedsore)
  5. Leg Ulcer
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Key Therapies for Leg Ulcer

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  1. Debridement : 9 outcomes 10 studies in 55 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 8 outcomes 10 studies in 94 results
  3. Compression Bandages : 4 outcomes 17 studies in 61 results
  4. Skin Transplantation (Skin Grafting) : 3 outcomes 10 studies in 77 results
  5. Bandages (Bandage) : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 43 results
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