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Infective Leg Ulcers

  • Rahul Khanna
  • Ram Niwas Meena
  • M. Venkat Mukunda
  • Seema Khanna
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Abstract

Infective leg ulcers could be bacterial, fungal or protozoal. The common manifestations of infective leg ulcers are as erysipelas, fasciitis necroticans, ulcerating pyoderma, gas gangrene, ecthyma gangrenosum, anthrax and madura mycosis. Targetted antibiotic therapy along with repeated surgical debridement are the mainstay of therapy.

Keywords

Soft Tissue Infection Pyoderma Gangrenosum Clostridial Myonecrosis Buruli Ulcer Silver Sulfadiazine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rahul Khanna
    • 1
  • Ram Niwas Meena
    • 1
  • M. Venkat Mukunda
    • 1
  • Seema Khanna
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryInstitute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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