Desafios no diagnóstico diferencial nas lesões por pressão – relato de um caso clínico

Translated title of the contribution: Challenges in differential diagnosis in pressure injuries - a clinical case report

Liliana Sofia Grilo Miranda, Paulo Alexandre Silva Ramos, João Daniel Neves Amado, Paulo Jorge Pereira Alves

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Abstract

Objectives: To demonstrate the importance of differential diagnosis; to demonstrate the efficiency of the treatment of a category 3 pressure injury. Method: Clinical case of a 65-year-old female patient with 2 lesions in the perianal region, each measuring 24cm2. Results: After 4 weeks of treatment with ensyme alginogel®, the lesions had completely healed. Conclusion: Pressure injuries are an adverse event and undoubtedly pose a challenge for healthcare professionals and institutions. Differential diagnosis is essential for deciding on treatment and preventing future injuries.
Translated title of the contributionChallenges in differential diagnosis in pressure injuries - a clinical case report
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)2215-2218
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Feridas
Volume11
Issue number60
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2023

Keywords

  • Pressure injury
  • Nursing care
  • Treatment
  • Healing

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