Patients with leg ulcers, in particular venous ulcer, exhibit a high and 52% of patients with leg ulcers had reactions to one or multiple allergens, A variety of medical products have been implicated, including latex, nickel.
worn by the carer. Common leg ulcer allergens. There appears to be a steady increase in allergic reactions to rubber chemicals (Gooptu and. Powell, ).
We conclude that compression with a latex-free tubular elastic bandage can be safely used in patients with venous leg ulcers requiring frequent.