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Decubitus Ulcers and Excoriation

June 16, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Decubitus Ulcers Linked to Excoriated Skin   |   0 Comment

What is the difference between excoriated skin and a decubitus ulcer? How can excoriation lead to decubitus ulcers? Excoriation Excoriated skin means the loss of a superficial layer of skin as a result of shearing or scratching. Excoriation, which looks like the excoriated skin photo on the right, generally presents with a reddened area. In […]

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