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Sacral Decubitus Ulcer with Surgical Repairs
Sacral Decubitus Ulcer with Surgical Repairs

This stock medical exhibit pictures a sacral decubitus ulcer and steps from the surgical repair of this injury in a series of illustrations. The first illustration shows both a sagittal and a posterior view of the stage IV decubitus ulcer with extension into the sacrum. The second illustration depicts the excision of the ulcer and debridement of the infection. The third illustration shows exposure of the gluteus muscle flap. The fourth illustration displays the repositioning of the gluteus to fill the defect. The fifth illustration shows the post-operative condition.

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Last Updated: Apr 30th, 2015

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