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Towards understanding and managing pain in leg ulcers

Until recently, pain associated with leg ulceration was hardly recognised as being a problem and was consequently under-treated, resulting in considerable suffering in a largely stoic population of patients. Although most practitioners are now much more aware of the problem, leg ulcer pain remains very difficult to manage, largely due to the complexities of the pathologies giving rise to pain.
Dermatology in practice 2005; 13(1): 10–12
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