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Disease or Condition — Injuries and Poisoning:
draining wound

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Description

Open wound NOS (Not Otherwise Specified) is a medical term used to describe any type of open wound that does not fit into a specific category. This type of wound is usually caused by trauma, such as a cut, puncture, or tear in the skin. Open wound NOS can range from minor to severe, and may require medical attention. Treatment for an open wound NOS may include cleaning the wound, applying a topical antibiotic, and covering the wound with a sterile dressing. In some cases, stitches may be necessary to close the wound.

Synonyms
  • open wound
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