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Treatment of chronic ulcers of the leg.

  • Wright, A. Dickson.
  • Film

About this work


A film showing the treatment of ulceration of leg veins by injection with sodium morrhuate and by skin grafting methods. The first part shows the injection of ulcerated leg veins with sodium morrhuate. Problems with using excessive dosage are shown with examples of necrosis. Injection into an exposed vein under anaesthetic is shown. The second part shows skin grafts being cut with stencil under local anaesthesia and the graft being inserted beneath the granulations of the ulcer.


England, 1933.

Physical description

1 film reel (38 min.) : silent, black and white, 16 mm

Creator/production credits

Produced by A. Dickson Wright.

Copyright note

Copyright previously held by British Medical Association and assigned to Wellcome in 2005



  • English

Where to find it

  • Location

    Closed stores RSM217


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