A diabetic foot ulcer is an abscess or lesion that often develops on the bottom of the foot and affects approximately 15% of people who have diabetes. Around 6 percent of people who get foot ulcers, unfortunately, end up going to the hospital because they get an infection or another problem that is somehow connected to the ulcer.
External beam radiation treatment, which is used to treat some types of cancer, frequently causes radiation burns or radiation dermatitis.
Bedsores are wounds to the skin and underlying tissue brought on by continuous pressure on the skin. They are also known as pressure ulcers and decubitus ulcers.
Venous ulcers are the most common type of chronic wound. They are typically shallow and located on the medial supramalleolar aspect of the lower extremity.
Bacterial biofilms are serious global health concern due to their abilities to tolerate antibiotics, host defence systems and other external stresses; therefore it contributes to persistent chronic infections.