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Risk of Pressure Ulcer in Incontinent Adult

Purpose:

To identify skin changes in an incontinent adult that may warn of impending pressure ulceration.

Specialty:

Dermatology
General Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

L89

Description:

Urine and/or fecal incontinence in an adult is a risk factor for pressure ulceration. Certain findings can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management.

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