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Suggest remedy for rashes during varicose veins

69 y/o female with hx of varicose veins and stripping done greater 20 years ago does have present varicose veins now presented 3 weeks ago with a rash to the front of left calf its appearence looks like piticki, it does not look like cellulitis...no heat...itches and it is raised with thicking and obvious abrasions from scratching. appox. 6 inches in length and diameter and is irregular in shape...pt does have hx of IDDM.
Fri, 17 Jan 2020
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Hi,

It could be either pigmented purpuric dermatoses or stasis eczema. If I can have a clearer picture of the condition, I can guide you accordingly.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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Suggest remedy for rashes during varicose veins

Hi, It could be either pigmented purpuric dermatoses or stasis eczema. If I can have a clearer picture of the condition, I can guide you accordingly. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist