Pressure Wounds

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Patient was hospitalized for Malaria. While he was in the hospital he developed a bedsore (pressure wound) as hospital staff neglected to frequently turn him on his sides.


Wound presented with excessive exudate and slough. Daily debridement of necrotic tissue & sandwich dressing was applied. Legius applied and wound plugged with Sorusal.

Day 8

Good granulation, wound plugged with Legius every second day.

Day 19

Day 25

Patient referred to plastic surgeon.