Wounds that occur as the result of poor circulation, diet and blood sugars.
Wounds caused by constant pressure resulting in loss of blood supply to a particular area.
Dehisced surgical wound
Wounds that open at surgical site as a result of infection or weakened suture site.
Cyst removed surgically that surgeon is unable to close due to infection or other reasons.
Venous Insufficiency wounds
Usually lower extremity wound that opens due to weak valves in veins allowing blood to pool thus creating opening.
Sherri Boos, PT, DPT
Yukon Wound Care and Rehabilitation