The term pressure sore is used to describe any pressure injury which may vary from anarea of erythema to a deep-seated ulceration exposing the underlying tissues and even bone.
It can occur at any age, but commonly found in elderly people.Sex
Both the sex equally affected.Conditions
More commonly affect the patient with neurological disorders, like paraplegia and hemiplegia.Site
More common at the parts of the body where the skin andSubcutaneous tissues that overlies bony prominence. The partswhere the pressure sore most often found are shown in the picture.
Lying Side lyingSitting in a wheel-chair