Sloughing phagedena

Revision as of 21:16, 3 October 2005 by WikiConvertor (Talk)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

sloughing phagedena --> decubitus ulcer

(Science: dermatology) A chronic ulcer that appears in pressure areas in debilitated patients confined to bed or otherwise immobilised, due to a circulatory defect from the enhanced tissue pressure in high-contact areas, often occurring over a bony prominence (for example sacral decubitus).

Retrieved from ""
First | Previous (Sloughing) | Next (Sloughing ulcer) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.