Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
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Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
Review Article

Úlceras de perna em pacientes com anemia falciforme

Leg ulcers in sickle cell disease patients

Paula Dadalti Granja; Samuel Braulio Magalhães Quintão; Franciele Perondi; Rosemary Bacellar Ferreira de Lima; Cláudia Labriola de Medeiros Martins; Marcos Arêas Marques; Julio Cesar Peclat de Oliveira

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Resumo

Resumo: As úlceras de perna são as complicações cutâneas mais comuns em pacientes com anemia falciforme. Acometem principalmente indivíduos homozigotos e são lesões de difícil cicatrização e recidivantes, com impactos físicos, psicológicos e econômicos. Neste trabalho, discutimos a apresentação clínica, o diagnóstico, a fisiopatologia das úlceras falcêmicas e as suas implicações sobre a terapêutica.

Palavras-chave

anemia falciforme, úlceras, feridas, hemoglobinopatias, complicações

Abstract

Leg ulcers are the most common cutaneous complication of sickle cell disease. These lesions occur mainly in homozygous forms, are slow to heal and often relapse, causing negative physical, emotional, and economic impacts. In this paper, we discuss the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and pathophysiology of sickle cell leg ulcers and their implications for treatment.

Keywords

sickle cell, leg ulcers, wounds, hemoglobinopathy; complications.

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Submitted date:
04/23/2020

Accepted date:
07/31/2020

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