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Chronic external iliac vein obstruction as a cause of leg ulceration.

@article{Ceulen2004ChronicEI,
  title={Chronic external iliac vein obstruction as a cause of leg ulceration.},
  author={R. Ceulen and Y. Bullens-Goessens and M. de Haan and J. Veraart},
  journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={
          350-2
        }
}
Chronic venous leg ulceration, which tends to recur, is difficult to treat and therefore needs special diagnostic and therapeutic care. We recently treated a 45-year-old patient with an obstruction of the left external iliac vein, caused by deep venous thrombosis. We would like to propose that, although rare, the existence of pelvic vein thrombosis and obstruction can cause venous leg ulcers. This case clearly pointed out that in patients with crural leg ulceration, showing no other signs of… Expand
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