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What are the symptoms of stasis dermatitis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

The most common symptoms of stasis dermatitis are redness, swelling, and itching of the skin. This usually occurs in the lower half of the legs, for example, around the ankles. The skin may be somewhat scaly and, as the condition worsens, turn brown. In addition, sores may form which can become infected.

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