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Where can you get pressure sores?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Anywhere

Anywhere unrelieved pressure is applied to the body but this is more likely over boney prominences.

In brief: Anywhere

Anywhere unrelieved pressure is applied to the body but this is more likely over boney prominences.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Dependent areas

Pressure sores can occur on the buttocks, heel of the foot and rarely on the back of the head in a bed bound person.

In brief: Dependent areas

Pressure sores can occur on the buttocks, heel of the foot and rarely on the back of the head in a bed bound person.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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