38 year old female with deep venous thrombosis 14 years ago while on birth control pills. Second DVT shortly after discontinuing anti-coagulation. Hematologic work up showed the patient to have Protein S deficiency. Patient suffered with severe post thrombotic syndrome eventually resulting in venous ulceration 8 years ago. Patient suffered with a chronic ulcer that was eventually healed after venoplasty of the femoral and popliteal veins.
87 year old with severe left leg claudication limiting ability to walk more than 100 feet
Current physiologic testing for ulcer perfusion may fail to identify patients with ischemia