Ulcerated necrobiosis lipoidica: what is it and how should it be managed?

Necrobiosis lipoidica is a condition that we will always have to include if we list the causes of "atypical" leg ulcers. In fact, in...

How to promote healing in ulcers secondary to pyoderma gangrenosum?

If I had to choose a single sentence to answer this question, it would undoubtedly be "with an adequate anti-inflammatory strategy and, if necessary,...

Punch grafting: a classic back in fashion

The 8th Congress of the SEHER (Spanish Wound Healing Society) has just been held in Madrid https://www.congresoheridas.com/index.php/programa. Once again, this scientific meeting has been...

Which dressing should I choose to cover the skin graft donor site?

"How do you cover the donor site?" This is a question that always arises when I talk about the punch grafting technique that we...

Platelet Rich Plasma in wound healing

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a widespread technique throughout diverse fields of Medicine for improving tissue regeneration. In dermatology, the main applications during the...

Have you ever heard of the topical use of sevoflurane in wounds?

If you have never heard of this alternative treatment for painful ulcers, surely while reading this post you may think of more than one...

Punch grafting and negative pressure therapy: a successful couple

In previous posts we have talked about the benefits that these two treatments have, separately, promoting healing. However, their combined use plays a fundamental...

Differences between epidermal and dermo-epidermal punch grafts

Autologous epidermal and dermo-epidermal punch grafts are two of the different options available to promote epithelialization of recalcitrant wounds despite adequate conventional treatment. As...

Types of skin grafts to cover chronic wounds: which one should you choose?

The use of skin grafts is a traditional technique to promote the healing of acute and chronic wounds. There are different types of skin...

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