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What could be the cause of non-healing bilateral foot ulcers in a thalassemia minor patient ?

Hello DR. i m mukesh from india, mumbai. im age 50 male, suffering from thalassimia minor . hb -5.5. due to thallasemia i m also suffering from non-healimg bilateral foot ulcers from last 35 yrs. i hav undergone splenectomy . & skin grafting 3-times. i do not need blood transfusion . the foot ulcers are very painful , smelly & oozing. i m jobless but intelligent man. kindly advise treatment. thanks & regards -mukesh.
Asked On : Wed, 18 Apr 2012
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most important is to treat anaemia with blood transfusion which are commonly not requierd in T.minor........and foot ulcers should have healthy granulation tissue before grafting which is achieved through proper dressing.............
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