Difference Between Arterial Ulcers & Venous Ulcers


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Venous ulcers stem from the destruction of the valves in the veins. What is the function of these valves?

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1. About what percentage of ulcers in the legs are venous ulcers?

2. Atherosclerosis is the buildup of plaque and is a cause for arterial ulcers. Which of these in NOT a cause of atherosclerosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the quiz and worksheet, see what you know about the differences between arterial ulcers and venous ulcers. Percentages regarding ulcers and facts about both types are highlighted on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Gauge your knowledge of the following topics:

  • Gas required by skin tissue to remain healthy
  • Where arterial and venous ulcers usually occur on the body
  • Percentage of ulcers in the legs that are venous ulcers
  • Function of the valves in the veins

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the causes of atheroscelerosis
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as venous ulcers and arterial ulcers
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on arterial ulcers vs. venous ulcers

Additional Learning

Gain access to the lesson called Difference Between Arterial Ulcers & Venous Ulcers, reviewing more about:

  • Characteristics of ulcers
  • Why arterial ulcers form
  • How venous valves can get destroyed