Atrophie blanche and acroangiodermatitis: skin changes secondary to chronic venous insufficiency

The annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, has just been held in Madrid.This event is always a perfect occasion to...

Eczema craquelé: when skin deteriorates like paintings

The craquelé effect on the skin is often found on the legs of the elderly, especially in winter. The name of these lesions, eczema...

Punch grafting in postsurgical wounds

This 73 year old patient presents with a scalp wound after removal of a basal cell carcinoma. On the day of surgery, 3 weeks...

Why are adjustable compression wrap devices so popular?

This is another post to add to the list of blog entries on Compression Therapy! And it couldn't be any other way because it's...

Ulcer secondary to alteration of homocysteine metabolism mimicking pyoderma gangrenosum

Homocysteine is an amino acid that is not present in dietary proteins, but is formed exclusively as an intermediate product in the metabolism of...

Tricks to avoid complications in acute wounds

The following mental association is very common: "acute wound = wound that will close without problems". However, an acute wound can become complicated and...

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....

Emollients for eczema on legs

What is the best moisturising recommendation for the elderly with dry skin or those with eczema secondary  to venous insufficiency? You have probably asked yourself...

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...

Necrosis and purple edges in leg ulcers: keys to guide your diagnosis

Atypical wounds are in vogue this year... No doubt the document "Atypical Wounds", led by Kirsi Isoherranen and supported by the EWMA, has a...

Últimos artículos