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Marjolin’s Ulcer: A Malignant Complication of Burn Wound

DOI : 10.18639/RABM.2020.960446

Section : Review Article

Published Date : Feb 15,2020



Marjolin’s ulcer is a rare malignancy found in nonhealing chronic wounds, with burn injury as the most common predisposing factor. It is an aggressive malignancy that has a long latency period, and it is diagnosed through clinical findings, histopathology, and imaging modalities. Prompt surgical treatment and proper burn wound care strategies are key to prevent further complications and increase in mortality.

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