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Official Journal of the Italian Association for Cutaneous Ulcers
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index
Online ISSN 1827-1774
Clinical Nurse Practitioner, Florence, Italy
There are no exact numbers of the incidence of malignant fungating wounds (MFWs) worldwide or across Europe. Most data is based on estimates made within a given region. From the data it would appear that around 5-10% of patients with cancer will develop a MFWs. They are classed as problematic for all aspects of wound management.
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