What Is Skin Necrosis?


Skin necrosis is a condition that usually results in the death of the skin tissue. The condition occurs mainly when insufficient blood and oxygen are supplied to a given skin area. The main causes are wide hematomas and seromas that are left unnoticed and untreated for a long period of time, cigarette smoking and infections.
Q&A Related to "What Is Skin Necrosis?"
1. Consult your doctor as soon as you notice any areas on your body that might be skin necrosis. In its early stages, skin will turn a purple color, then eventually black. If you
TENS is pretty bad. go to dermnet or American Academy of Dermatology for more details
( nə′krō·səs ) (medicine) Death of a cell or group of cells as a result of injury, disease, or other pathologic state.
Heparin-induced skin necrosis (heparin necrosis) is a rare complication of heparin injections either at the injection site or distant sites, in which there is death of skin cells
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