Dermatology Wound Healing / Burns / Stasis Ulcers Venous Stasis Ulcers




Necrosis

John L. Bezzant,M.D.

The purple/red area on the heel is an area of necrosis of the entire epidermis and dermis that is induced by the person lying in one position for too long. Again, the entire epidermis and dermis are necrotic, and need to be surgically removed.