Pressure Injury Stage III & IV
Stage 3 Pressure Injury: Full-thickness skin loss
Stage 4 Pressure Injury: Full-thickness skin and tissue loss
Full-thickness loss of skin, in which adipose (fat) is visible in the ulcer and granulation tissue and epibole (rolled wound edges) are often present.
Full-thickness skin and tissue loss with exposed or directly palpable fascia, muscle, tendon, ligament, cartilage or bone in the ulcer. Slough and/or eschar may be visible.