Kennedy consipiracy: Who believes in the existence of the “Kennedy Ulcer” ???


Those of us who work in the fields of Palliative Medicine, Palliative Care, and Hospice Care do not believe in the existence of the “Kennedy Ulcer”. We believe that the cutaneous stigmata so called is actually due to venous stasis, promoted by immobility and gravity when the patient is recumbent at end of life. For centuries, pathologists have termed this “Levor Mortis”.

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About drvincentmaida

Consultant in Palliative Medicine & Wound Management, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto & McMaster University, Researcher & Author.
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