The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice in the Management of Mixed Arteriovenous Leg Ulcers

January 25, 2016

Leg ulceration is a chronic health condition that constitutes a significant disease burden.

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum in a Patient With Hereditary Spherocytosis

December 28, 2015

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare, relapsing cutaneous disease with 4 distinctive clinical manifestations: ulcerative, bullous, pustular, and vegetative lesions. It mainly occurs in adults and is frequently associated with systemic diseases, most commonly inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatologic disease, or hematological dyscrasias. However, there have been no previous reports of PG in a patient with hereditary spherocytosis, a common inherited hemolytic anemia.

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Modern Orthopedic Inpatient Care of the Orthopedic Patient With Diabetic Foot Disease

December 17, 2015

In this article, we describe emergency and elective pathways within our orthopedic multidisciplinary inpatient care of patients with diabetic foot problems. We performed a retrospective cohort review of 19 complex patients requiring orthopedic surgical treatment of infected ulceration or Charcot feet or deformity at our institution

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Translating Innovations to Success

December 17, 2015

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Cytokeratin Expression at Different Stages in Sweat Gland Development of C57BL/6J Mice

December 17, 2015

Sweat glands exhibit a documented role in epidermal reepithelialization after wounding. However, the regenerative potential of sweat glands has remained underappreciated due to the absence of useful markers for the analysis of determination and differentiation processes in the developing eccrine sweat gland from epithelium.

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A Rare Cause of Lower Extremity Ulcers: Prolidase Deficiency

December 4, 2015

Prolidase deficiency is an autosomal recessive disorder, which is associated with chronic skin ulcers, a characteristic facial appearance, mental retardation, and recurrent infections. This study describes 4 patients with recurrent leg ulcerations and abnormal facies who were first clinically suspected of prolidase deficiency and then biochemically confirmed

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Stopping Antibiotic Therapy for a Diabetic Foot Infection: Some Answers, but More Questions

October 9, 2015

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Response to Letter From Benjamin A. Lipsky

October 9, 2015

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