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Leg ulcer. Ulcer on a 77 year old woman's shin. An ulcer is an open sore on the skin that has failed to heal. This ulcer, which has become infected and pussy, resulted from a minor trauma. Treatment is with antibiotics and regular cleaning of the area. For the ulcer several weeks earlier, see image M280/288 and for the ulcer several weeks later, see image M280/291.
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