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I have a pressure sore that has been healing. Now that it is almost healed up the skin around it has turned white?
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Probably normal
If it is healing on its own, it is not a deep pressure sore-congratulations on getting it to heal.
The skin borders around such sores are often white; a combination of scarring and absence of melanocytes (pigment producing cells.) these areas often eventually re-pigment in a spotty manner or completely.

In brief: Probably normal
If it is healing on its own, it is not a deep pressure sore-congratulations on getting it to heal.
The skin borders around such sores are often white; a combination of scarring and absence of melanocytes (pigment producing cells.) these areas often eventually re-pigment in a spotty manner or completely.
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