Arterial vs. Venous Insufficiency

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arterial insufficiency

wounds occur secondary to ischemia from inadequate circulation of oxygenated blood

arterial insufficiency

ulcer on the lower third of leg

arterial insufficiency

ulcer on toes, web spaces

arterial insufficiency

ulcer on lateral maleolus

arterial insufficiency

smooth edges, deep, and welll defined

arterial insufficiency

lack of granulation tissue

arterial insufficiency

pain is severe

arterial insufficiency

pedal pulses are diminished or absent

arterial insufficiency

edema is normal

arterial insufficiency

skin temperature is decreased

arterial insufficiency

tissue is thin and shiny

arterial insufficiency

hair loss of skin

arterial insufficiency

yellow nails

arterial insufficiency

leg elevation increases pain

venous insufficiency

wounds occur secondary to inadequate functioning of the venous system

venous insufficiency

wounds are proximal to the medial malleolus

venous insufficiency

wounds are irregular shaped

venous insufficiency

wounds are shallow

venous insufficiency

pain is mild to moderate

venous insufficiency

pedal pulses are normal

venous insufficiency

edema is increased

venous insufficiency

skin temperature is normal

venous insufficiency

skin is flakey and dry

venous insufficiency

skin had a brownish discoloration

venous insufficiency

leg elevation lessens pain

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