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...

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...

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...

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...

Phlebolymphedema, a term that should be more used

In  our daily life as a health care professional treating patients with leg ulcers, have you ever used or heard the word PHLEBOLYMPHEDEMA?  Probably...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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