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Vascular medicine A change typical of chronic venous insufficiency, characterized by thickening, induration, liposclerosis and non-pitting edema; the brawny color is due to hemosiderin from lysed RBCs; with chronic ischemia, the skin undergoes atrophy, necrosis, and stasis ulceration, surrounded by a rim of dry, scaling, and pruritic skin
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Synonym(s): brawny edema.
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