In which situations would it be better to remove the bandage and leave the...

The title of this post reflects the best therapeutic strategy for a person with leg wounds with poor evolution due to the occlusive effect...

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...

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...

Leg ulcers due to heart failure?

Heart failure is the most frequent reason for hospitalization and readmission in the elderly. Although we do not usually think of it as a...

Vitamins, folic acid, proteins and venous ulcer

What would you include in a blood test for a patient with a venous ulcer? What alterations would you expect to find, whose...

How to close large ulcers after mild trauma in the elderly?

How many times have we asked ourselves this question, health professionals, caregivers and, of course, the people who suffer them on their own skin? Without...

Zinc oxide and alginate: a perfect combinatio

I have just returned from the joint EWMA& Journées Cicatrisations 2022 congress held in Paris. I thought I would dedicate a post to the...

How to prevent and treat skin lesions cuased by PPEs

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the main ally of health professionals in this COVID-19 crisis. That is why it is so important that they...

Interest of topical corticosteroid in Martorell ulcer

Today I am going to talk about a treatment strategy that we normally use in our wound clinic, with excellent results, in the hypertensive...

Do not debride dry eschars on heels

When we find a necrotic plaque on a heel, the first thing that might come to our minds is "how do I remove it"......

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