Pressure sores

Scope Notes: Sores produced by excessive pressure on an area, usually over a bony prominence, resulting from impairment of circulation and breakdown of tissue
Broader Term:
ICF I:
  • b8 FUNCTIONS OF THE SKIN AND RELATED STRUCTURES
  • s8 SKIN AND RELATED STRUCTURES SKIN AND RELATED STRUCTURES
ICF III:
  • b810 Protective functions of the skin
  • s810 Structure of areas of skin
ICF IV:
  • s8100 Skin of head and neck region
  • s8101 Skin of shoulder region
  • s8102 Skin of upper extremity
  • s8103 Skin of pelvic region
  • s8104 Skin or lower extremity
  • s8105 Skin of trunk and back
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