If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
To help your skin ulcer heal, your doctor may also remove dead tissue from the wound. This is called debridement.
With debridement, your doctor removes any dead or poorly healing tissue from the surface of a skin ulcer.
Debridement methods include:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Margaret Doucette, DO - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine|
|Last Revised||August 31, 2011|
Last Revised: August 31, 2011
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