The interest of pH in wound healing

Although it's not something we think about or measure in our daily clinical practice, maintaining an adequate pH in the wound bed is essential...

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...

Why do calcifications occur in chronic skin ulcers?

Since this is not an unusual finding, but there is little scientific literature on it, I will dedicate today's post to dystrophic calcifications in...

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...

Myofibroblast: the great ignored in wound healing

And why did I just remember the myofibroblast? Because a lot has been said about it in the Journées Cicatrisations 2019 (National Congress of the...

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...

How do we manage clean wounds secondary to dermatological procedures?

Dermatology is a specialty in which we perform daily invasive processes (cryotherapy, laser, electrocoagulation, biopsies, extirpations), with the consequent production of wounds that are...

Gauzes soaked in astringent and antiseptic products for wounds and perilesional skin

I've wanted to talk about this "dermatological" practice for a long time. I say "dermatological" because astringent and antiseptic products are a very widespread...

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...

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...

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