Managing Fungating (Malignant) Wounds

Caring for a patient with a fungating malignant wound is challenging. The science of palliative wound care is still in its infancy, with little research to guide care for this type of wound. This article examines fungating wounds and recommended methods of care and symptom management.


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I am preparing my clinical paperwork for Tuesday. My pt has a malignant neoplasm of breast with fungating wound. I am grateful that you've shared your experiences so that I can better prepare myself to help the pt. Thank you!