Bedsore coccyx ulcer in a child

An 8-year old female child suffered for four years from paraplegia and severe impairment in the motility of the upper body due to viral encephalitis. In addition, the child had a tracheostoma and suffered from chronic intestinal dysmotility, and previously received surgery because of intestinal volvulus. The patient was admitted to the hospital with respiratory problems and presented with severe bedsore ulcer and inflammation of her buttocks.

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