[Leg ulcers and cancer. 6 case reports].

  title={[Leg ulcers and cancer. 6 case reports].},
  author={J J Voisard and Isabelle Lazareth and Erno Baviera and Pascal Priollet},
  journal={Journal des maladies vasculaires},
  volume={26 2},
OBJECTIVE It is estimated that 1 leg ulcer out of 300 is a carcinoma. In the literature ulceration of skin cancer is distinguished from chronic leg ulcers although this later category remains a subject of debate. We examined the clinical features of suspected malignant leg ulcers and discuss the notion of secondary malignant transformation of leg ulcers. PATIENTS AND METHODS This study included patients attending the Vascular Clinic at the Saint-Joseph Hospital in Paris between 1991 and 1999… CONTINUE READING

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