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...

Martorell Ulcer and Vitamin K Antagonists: A Dangerous Combination

This week, two scientific meetings that I usually attend every year, have taken place: the 46th National Congress of Dermatology and Venereology in Palma...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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