Does it make sense to apply topical corticosteroids to improve the healing of superficial...

A burn is a very common type of traumatic wound, whose healing process can be pathological, with the appearance of a hypertrophic or keloid...

The art of wound cleansing

It is widely recognized that cleansing is essential in wound management and it is always the first stage in every dressing change. But should...

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...

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...

Factitial ulcer: a silent cry for help

The mind and skin arise from the same embryonic layer, the ectoderm. This common origin helps to understand many skin disorders with associated psychological...

In front of a skin ulcer, when should we suspect of a malignant ulcer?

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...

Corona phlebectatica: sign of advanced chronic venous insufficiency

The responsible for my selection of this topic is the Virtual Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology, which has been held last week....

Why do we use so many alginate fibre sheets in our wound clinic?

The alginate fibre sheet is, without doubt, the most commonly used dressing in our wound clinic. We treat mainly leg ulcers, which are predominantly...

Pustular and erosive leg dermatosis: you may have seen a case without knowing it

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

Repositioning and not removing scabs: two unwritten rules of punch grafting

The truth is that there are few written rules about punch grafting... In fact, it is difficult to find scientific publications with the most...

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