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...

Overgranulation: when the wound bed is over-activated.

Overgranulation is a problem we frequently find in our clinical practice. However, few has been published about this topic in the medical literature. The...

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...

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...

Essential Decalogue in the fight against venous hypertension

Summer heat is synonymous with temptation of the patient with venous insufficiency to leave compressive therapy on hold for a few months... Therefore, summer...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Having a wound: one more reason to stop smoking

Smoking is associated with delayed wound healing, and is a modifiable risk factor. This message has been repeated in different presentations at the 12....

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