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Stage II Pressure Ulcer

Stage II Pressure Ulcer
Stage II Pressure Ulcer

This patient has a stage II pressure ulcer on the upper right buttock (arrow). There is loss of epidermis and an erythematous base. Subcutaneous tissue is not exposed. Note surrounding areas of stage I pressure ulcer (for an example, see arrowhead) with nonblanching erythema over intact epidermis.

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