Causes of Ulcer

In this article, we will discuss various Causes of Ulcer. So, let’s get started.

Definition

An ulcer is a shallow destruction of the skin tissues and mucous membrane, which may occur at any part of the body. Various ulcers are the complication of varicose veins, which usually occur on medial aspect of the lower part of the leg as a persistent open wound/sore.

Causes

  • High Venous Pressure ( due to occupation necessitating continuous standing e.g. policeman, nurses, shCausesop assistant, etc)
  • Pregnancy
  • Inflammation of the vein
  • Degenerative disease of the vessel
  • Injury to vessel
  • Valvular insufficiency
  • Obstruction of vessels
  • Heart or lung disease
  • Anemia and debility
  • Trauma followed by infection
  • Diabetes mellitus and obesity
  • Edema/congestion
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