ULCERATION, RIGHT 5TH TOE
DATE: February 2001
PATIENT: 55-year-old Caucasian female
Non-diabetic, non-compromised patient self-treated with chemically impregnated corn pads. The patient presented with localized inflammation and discharge from beneath the hyperkeratotic tissue.
Sharp debridement of the necrotic tissue revealed an ulcer penetrating to the joint capsule. Started on daily dressing changes with AMERIGEL® Hydrogel Wound Dressing. (Fig. 1A)
Ulcer considered healed in one week. (Fig. 1B)