The Effectiveness of Modified Felted Foam Dressing in Chronic Plantar Ulcer Treatment in Persons Affected by Leprosy at Raj Pracha Samasai Institute, Samutprakan Province

Pojana Thanyakittikul

Abstract


Chronic plantar ulcer caused by leprosy takes a long time to heal. Raj Pracha Samasai Institute setup the protocol by ulcer dressing daily following ESSO policy. The ulcer was covered by felted foam dressing. 96.9 % ulcers were cured within eight weeks. 87.5% of patients were satisfied with the treatment.

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