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Consider ulcer size in risk stratification of patients with PUB.
NewsIn the UK, a new Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) treatment is being investigated.Contributed Author:&
Mooren’s ulcer is a clinical entity that results in peripheral ulcerative keratitis and corneal ulceration. A subset of these patients requires surgical intervention to stabilize the cornea and main...
While the invisible polymer “second skin” dries to tighten wrinkles and reduce skin sagging, it could also be used to protect dry skin and deliver drugs.
(Reuters Health) - When women have advanced breast cancer, the amount of comfort-oriented care they receive at the end of life may depend on the color of their skin, a small U.S. study suggests.
Lab-grown human skin may be on the horizon. Pixabay, Public Domain SOURCE April 2016 If there’s one thing skin can do well, it’s grow. Each month our body replaces its skin, nearly 19 million ski...
Even though dense breast tissue is a risk factor for breast cancer, very low mammographic breast density is associated with a worse prognosis in breast cancer patients. Patient survival is affected on...
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women after skin cancer and occurred in 230,000 women in the United States in 2015. Breast cancer afflicts 1 in 8 women in their lifetime and 1 in 25 ...
Primary breast actinomycosis is a rare condition that has been previously reported in the female breast. Male breast infection is uncommon and most often associated with trauma to the skin or predispo...
A 61-year-old woman was examined for multiple lumps and an ulcer in her breast, 23 years after breast-conserving therapy for breast cancer, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Clini...
A 66-year-old woman presented with a 3 cm black, ulcerated nodule located on the skin of the upper abdomen, just below the breast. The lesion was painful to the touch, but the patient reported no othe...
Women with a BRCA1/2 gene mutation and others with a high breast cancer risk may opt for bilateral prophylactic mastectomy. To allow for immediate breast reconstruction the skin envelope is left in si...
Buruli ulcer (BU) is a skin infection caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans. The wounds of most BU patients are colonized with different microorganisms, including Staphylococcus aureus.