Complicated Cases in GI

Anthony Kalloo, MD; Jonathan M. Buscaglia, MD

Chapter 59: An Extraordinary Right Ankle Wound (continued)

Octavia Pickett-Blakely, MD

A 75-year-old woman presented with a chief complaint of nonhealing leg wounds. She reported a fall 8 weeks prior to presentation during which she sustained an injury to her right ankle resulting in a wound. It was initially a red lump that later became an open sore. The sore increased in size and she then noticed a red lump on her left ankle that subsequently evolved into another open wound. Both wounds were extremely painful. The pain progressed to the point in which she was unable to ambulate. She denied any associated fevers, chills, or sweats. Past medical history was significant for…
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