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Cardiac Center of Texas
Vein Clinic of Texas

4201 Medical Center Drive
Suite 380
McKinney, TX 75069

1600 Coit Road
Suite 209
Plano, TX 75075

(p) 972-529-6939
(f) 972-529-6935

Office Hours

Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST

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Leg Vein Ulcers

What are venous leg ulcers?


Venous Leg Ulcer



Venous leg ulcers are areas of the lower leg where the skin has died and the flesh beneath is exposed. Leg ulcers can range from the size of a dime to completely wrapping around the leg.

They are painful, open wounds which weep fluid and can last for months or even years. Most leg vein ulcers occur when vein disease is left untreated. Leg vein ulcers are most common among older people but can also affect people as young as 18.

Learn more about treatments for leg ulcers.