A 37-year-old member asked:
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decubitus ulcers. what is happening to the skin in the body?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Decibitus ulcers: The terms decubitus ulcer and pressure sore often are used interchangeably in the medical community. Decubitis ulcers occur in many positions, such as prolonged sitting (eg, the commonly encountered ischial tuberosity ulcer). Because the common denominator of all such ulcerations is pressure.
Answered on Jul 29, 2012

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