Conclusion and References



Key Takeaways

  • Peristomal skin damage is considered one of the five types of moisture-associated skin damage (MASD)
  • Patients and their families often need support and education to screen, prevent and manage peristomal skin complications
  • To begin with, a key strategy for the management of peristomal skin complications includes addressing why the skin barrier/pouch leaking
  • For persistent painful, purple rolled edges peristomal complications, consider active pyoderma gangrenosum



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