• Petraq Mustaqe Department of Scientific Research, University of Vlora “Ismail Qemali”, Albania
  • Jerina Jaho Department of Scientific Research, University of Vlora “Ismail Qemali”, Albania


wounds, poor circulation, edema, ulcers, venous insufficiency, etc.


These are wounds that begin as little scratches, itches, or hemorrhages from an enlarging, convoluted rich vein. Like any wound, this one attempts to cure itself; but, because to poor circulation, edema, and the superimposition of infection, it worsens and grows larger over time, particularly in the elderly, the very sick, inactive people, smokers, allergy sufferers, diabetics, and people with certain collagen illnesses. The area where the initial skin damage occurred is usually where they are found, internally but also medially or laterally, above the medial malleolus and below the nape. In a typical organism, a wound would heal in a few days, however in the aforementioned circumstances, the wound worsens and enlarges. About 80% of the time, post-thrombotic syndrome or untreated varicose vein disease is the cause of these ulcers.


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How to Cite

Petraq Mustaqe, & Jerina Jaho. (2024). VENOUS ULCERS OF THE LOWER EXTREMITIES. International Journal of Medicine & Healthcare (IJMH), 9(1), 9–12. Retrieved from