What are the complications of chronic pressure injuries (pressure ulcers)?

Updated: Mar 26, 2020
  • Author: Christian N Kirman, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Answer

Complications of chronic injury include the following:

  • Malignant transformation
  • Autonomic dysreflexia
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pyarthrosis
  • Urethral fistula

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