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Image Number 1036 (Varicose ulcer)


Diagnosis: Varicose ulcer

Site: Ankle

Sex: F

Age: 23

Type: Clinical

Description: Painless, irregular, shallow ulcer at the ankle region.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Venous leg ulcer

A 23-year-old female presented with a shallow painless ulcer at the ankle region of one year duration. On physical examination, 5cm X 3.5cm irregular ulcer with serosanguinous discharging base was seen. Many varicose veins involving the foot and leg were found surrounding the ulcer.

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