From the Journals
A 71-year-old man presented with a cold burn injury a day after a cryotherapy session for back pain and arthritis.
CHICAGO – Ethnicity and limb infection are independent predictors of poor outcomes, including limb amputation, in TAO.
BERLIN – Novel plantar pressure–sensing insoles reduced the recurrence of diabetic foot ulcers by 71% in a randomized, single-blind controlled...
BERLIN – LeucoPatch, which contains patients’ own platelets, fibrin, and leukocytes, enabled more diabetic ulcers to heal versus standard care.
The tetracycline antibiotic was approved for CABP and acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections in adults.
Podiatrist says it’s not enough to get a culture biopsy on its own; genetic sequencing may play a role in future.
LAKE TAHOE, CALIF. – An estimated 10%-17% of EB patients experience strictures, with an overrepresentation in the recessive dystrophic EB subtype...
CHICAGO – “We have observed favorable healing times and good cosmesis,” according to Katarina R. Kesty, MD.
The reputed antioxidant and photoprotective properties of the botanical have led to greater scientific scrutiny.
DALLAS – The investigators hypothesized that fractional ablative laser therapy and topical PLLA might help a patient with recessive dystrophic EB...