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 OJCD  Vol.11 No.2 , June 2021
Case Report of a Chronic Wound Due to Venous Insufficiency Following a Traumatic Arteriovenous Fistula
Abstract: Chronic lower limb wounds are common. They can be of arterial or venous origin. In this article, we will present a clinical case of a 30-year-old patient with a chronic injury to the right medial malleolus. In his history, we can note a gunshot wound to the right leg. Ultrasonography and CT angiography helped in the diagnosis of traumatic arteriovenous fistula. The patient underwent a fistula embolization which allowed the wound to heal. The clinical presentation, additional examinations and the latest treatment recommendations will be discussed in this article.
Cite this paper: Chen, J. and Chebli, L. (2021) Case Report of a Chronic Wound Due to Venous Insufficiency Following a Traumatic Arteriovenous Fistula. Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics, 11, 47-51. doi: 10.4236/ojcd.2021.112003.
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