The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds

Serratia marcescens Bullous Cellulitis in a Splenectomized Patient: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

April 14, 2016

Serratia marcescens is a Gram-negative bacillus belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family. Cutaneous infection with Serratia is rare, and usually occurs in immunocompromised individuals.

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A Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Diabetic Foot: Case Report

April 5, 2016

A 72-year-old male was referred to our hospital for a plantar ulceration that had occurred many years earlier. The lesion, with exuberant granulation and large areas of necrosis and fibrin, had long been treated by plastic surgeons with no positive evolution

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Chronic Ulcer by Cutaneous GvHD After Bone Marrow Transplantation Treated With Skin Allograft From HLA-Identical Donor: Case Report and Literature…

March 23, 2016

We present a successful split-thickness skin allograft for a chronic cutaneous graft-versus-host disease of the thigh in an immunosuppressed patient, treated for acute myeloid leukemia with allogenic bone marrow stem cells transplant.

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An Investigation of Diabetes Knowledge Levels Between Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Patients in Galway, Ireland and New York, USA: A Cross-Sectional…

March 23, 2016

Management of diabetes mellitus (DM) involves podiatrists as the primary practitioners engaged in prevention and treatment of lower limb pathology. Patients must first possess adequate knowledge to engage in effective self-management. A knowledge assessment of a DM cohort has never before been conducted in Ireland

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The Point Prevalence of Malignancy in a Wound Clinic

March 1, 2016

The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of malignant leg ulcers and to identify the most frequent characteristics of such wounds. This study was a retrospective investigation of patients with chronic leg ulcers in a North American tertiary wound clinic. Between January 2011 and September 2013, a total of 1189 patients with lower extremity wounds, including 726 patients with leg wounds, were identified

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Efficacy of a New Heparan Sulfate Mimetic Dressing in the Healing of Foot and Lower Extremity Ulcerations in Type 2 Diabetes: A Case Series

March 1, 2016

A novel heparan sulfate glycosaminoglycan mimetic product for local application to promote wound healing (CACIPLIQ) has recently become available. It is a biophysical therapeutic product comprising a polysaccharide as an innovative biomaterial to accomplish mechanical tissue engineering and skin regeneration in the site of ulceration

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