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Stasis dermatitis

6 April 2012, by RAMELET A.-A.

Stasis dermatitis (also known as gravitational dermatitis and varicose eczema) refers to the skin changes occurring in the legs as a result of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) or, more rarely, of ankle-joint ankylosis when the articular pump responsible for venous return to the heart fails ("arthrogenic stasis dermatitis") [1-3]. It is categorized C4A in the CEAP (Clinical, Etiologic, Anatomic and Pathophysiologic) classification [4].

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