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Dermatitis, stasis on the leg

This photograph shows a red to brownish discoloration just above the ankle, known as stasis dermatitis. It results from decreased blood flow. This patient is at risk for cellulitis, a deep infection in the skin.Dermatitis, stasis on the leg