Journal articlesCase report - Recurrent ulcers in a patient with post-thrombotic syndrome

Case report - Recurrent ulcers in a patient with post-thrombotic syndrome

01/06/11 | Articles, Pressure Ulcers | Pereira Albino

Leg ulcers can be a challenge to heal, especially when the underlying problem is caused by post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS).

PTS is present in 5–10% of cases of venous hypertension and treatment is complex with many possible medical and surgical options (Saedon and Stansby, 2010; Kahn, 2011).