Vacuum assisted closure

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk


85 years old with chronic ankle ulcer.

Patient Data

Age: 85
Gender: Female

Extensive subcutaneous changes with vaccum assisted therapy ( closure  - V.A.C) device over medioposterior aspect of the ankle.

No evidence of osseous involvement. 


Vaccum - assisted closure device. 

Foam dressing over right medial ankle with drains.

VAC pump.


Case Discussion

Disclosure: I, Aneta Kecler - Pietrzyk , have no actual or potential ethical or financial conflict of interest in relation to this device. This case is not intended to be a personal endorsement or recommendation of this product.

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Case information

rID: 52733
Published: 18th Apr 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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