oa South African Medical Journal - Varicose ulceration

Volume 22, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A review of varicose ulceration is presented. Attention is directed to the protein nature of supramalleolar ulceration, which may be of varicose origin, but which frequently is not. The differential diagnosis is discussed and treatment surveyed. The conviction is expressed that in the multiple-resection operation is embodied the ideal procedure for permanent obliteration of varices and of concomitant ulcers.

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