It Takes a Village

The Management of Extreme Sequelae of Skin Popping

C.J. Michet, BA; Courtney Whitelock, BS; Nicole Siparsky, MD, FACS


Wounds. 2021;33(1):9-19. 

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The patients presented in this case series required treatment for surgical, medical, and addiction/psychiatric illness, along with support for social issues that endanger successful outcomes. The short-term results were good, but long-term results reflect the impact of uncontrolled OUD on surgical outcome. A multidisciplinary treatment approach should be the standard of care for patients with complications of SP, and further research on this topic is welcomed.