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It’s Mnemonic Monday! | Stages of Wound Healing
WOUND HEALING
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the stages of wound healing: vascular phase (immediate), inflammatory phase (6h-10 days), proliferative phase (24hrs-14 days), wound contraction and remodeling (10days-1 year), with the following mnemonic: VIP Room V= vascular Formation of a fibrin plug I= inflammatory First 72hours= neutrophils, 3+ days= macrophages, 6+ days=lymphocytes, …
Leg Ulceration – Friday Pop Quiz 10/30
IgA monoclonal gammopathy
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
This 48 year old woman tells you these lesions began as "acne bumps" on her legs. A biopsy reveals ulceration and a mixed inflammatory infiltrate, including neutrophils. A tissue culture for infectious organisms is negative. What is the most likely underlying systemic condition in this patient? A. Celiac disease B. Ovarian cancer C. Chronic pancreatitis D. IgA monoclonal gammopathy …