DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Irregular ulcer up to the size of the palm of the hand after acute or chronic recurrent erysipelas. S.a.u. Erysipelas, recurrent.
LocalizationThis section has been translated automatically.
Mainly located on the proximal half of the lower leg.
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General therapyThis section has been translated automatically.
Causal research, treatment of the underlying disease (e.g. lymphoedema) and rehabilitation of the entry portal (e.g. tinea, ulcus cruris, rhagade, minor injuries), see also erysipelas.
External therapyThis section has been translated automatically.
Treatment of the ulcer according to its stage, see below Wound treatment. After the infection has subsided, compression therapy in case of congestion symptoms or post-inflammatory lymphedema, manual or machine/intermittent pneumatic lymphatic massage. S.a.u. lymphedema.
Internal therapyThis section has been translated automatically.
Adequate antibiotic treatment of the erysipelas and, if necessary (from the 2nd relapse onwards) antibiotic relapse prophylaxis if necessary. S.u. Erysipelas, recurrent.
Outgoing links (8)Compression therapy; Erysipelas; Leg ulcer; Lymphedema (overview); Recurrent erysipelas; Rhagade; Tinea (overview); Wound treatment;
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