Canadian Medical Alliance for the Preservation of the Lower Extremity
There are a lot more ulcers of the lower extremity than diabetic or neuropathic ulcers.
To learn about Arterial Ulcers, (affecting the circulatory vessels going from the heart to the legs), click here.
To learn about Venous Ulcers, (affecting the circulatory vessels returning the blood back to the heart), click here.
To learn about Pressure Ulcers, (caused from too much pressure from a bed, wheelchair, etc. on the foot and leg in inactive patients), click here.
To learn about Miscellaneous Ulcers, (foot ulcers from a variety of less common causes), click here.