Marjolin's ulcer: the importance of surgical management of chronic cutaneous ulcers

  title={Marjolin's ulcer: the importance of surgical management of chronic cutaneous ulcers},
  author={M. Asuquo and G. Ugare and G. Ebughe and P. Jibril},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
Chronic cutaneous ulcers are commonplace in the developing world, especially in rural areas with poor living conditions and often result from the trauma of road‐traffic injuries. Chronic cutaneous ulcers may also be due to vascular insufficiency, neuropathy, nodular leprosy, pressure, diabetes, or hemoglobinopathies, or they may be tropical ulcers. If poorly managed, these lesions may undergo malignant transformation. We evaluated the clinical histories and treatment outcomes of patients seen… Expand
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