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What exercises can I do at home for phlebolymphedema?

The #StayHome is being one of the most important weapons in the fight against the COVID-19 health crisis. I believe that any trick or recommendation to best cope, physically and mentally, with this home...

Punch grafting as a painkiller for painful ulcers

Any excuse is always perfect for me to talk about punch grafting. But this time I have a "scientifically important" reason to do it. We have just published an article about the benefit of...

Bandages impregnated with zinc oxide: Unna boot and much more

Unna boot is not something new. In fact, it's something very old (almost as old as punch grafting:). I was waiting for the slightest excuse to write about this type of bandage and take...

Iron, ochre dermatitis and venous disease

The idea of talking about iron and venous ulcer came to me when I read an article that has just been published on the potential relationship between iron deficiency and venous leg ulcer, suggesting...

Leg wrinkles are beautiful” and other thoughts in the 5 year blog anniversary

Five years of the blog "When a wound in the skin won´t heal" also means five years of "We have to think and do anything to close it as soon as possible". It could...

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CEAP Classification of Chronic Venous Disorders: Let’s all speak the same...

The CEAP classification (Clinical-Etiological-Anatomical-Pathophysiological) was created in 1994 to standardize the diverse manifestations of chronic venous disease. It was modified in 2004 to refer...

Ulcers an post-thrombotic syndrome: a therapeutic challenge

Many of the ulcers we may find in our daily clinical practice develop in the context of a post-thrombotic syndrome. It is important to...

In front of a skin ulcer, when should we suspect of...

A malignant ulcer can occur in 2 different contexts: Malignancy of a chronic, long-standing ulcer Ulcerated primary skin tumor The malignant transformation of a chronic...

Pustular and erosive leg dermatosis: you may have seen a case...

Pustular and erosive dermatosis of the legs is a disorder that may be underdiagnosed because of lack of knowledge of its existence.. Have you...

Enzymatic debridement: to what extent is it selective

Enzymatic debridement is a widely used technique. However, many professionals are strongly opposed to this type of debridement. The objective of this post is...

Having a wound: one more reason to stop smoking

Smoking is associated with delayed wound healing, and is a modifiable risk factor. This message has been repeated in different presentations at the 12....

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