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Image Number 4848 (Decubitus Ulcer)

 
Morphology:
Ulcer

Diagnosis: Decubitus Ulcer

Site: Back

Sex: M

Age: 12

Type:

Description: Giant ulcer

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

 A paraplegic boy born with spina bifida presented with a giant ulcer with punched out border and hyperpigmented surrounding skin. The ulcer developed gradually two years before over the most prominent part of the kyphotic vertebral column!



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