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What are other symptoms of venous stasis dermatitis?

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Symptoms of venous stasis dermatitis include:

  • Swelling around your ankles
  • The skin around or above your ankles looks reddish, yellowish, or a brown color
  • Varicose veins, which look twisted, bulging, and dark purple or blue
  • Itching
  • Pain
  • Sores that ooze, crust, or look scaly
  • Thickened skin around your ankles or shins
  • Hair loss on ankles or shins

From: What Is Venous Stasis Dermatitis? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Eczema Association: "Stasis Dermatitis."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Stasis dermatitis."

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology: "Stasis Dermatitis."

DermNet New Zealand: "Venous eczema."

Mayo Clinic: "Stasis dermatitis."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on September 21, 2017

SOURCES:

National Eczema Association: "Stasis Dermatitis."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Stasis dermatitis."

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology: "Stasis Dermatitis."

DermNet New Zealand: "Venous eczema."

Mayo Clinic: "Stasis dermatitis."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on September 21, 2017

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