Submitted by Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS
This open wound shows granulation tissue developing on exposed bone. What is BEST explanation for this physiology?
A. Indicates the presence of malignancy
B. Suggests active osteomyelitis
C. Occurs only with an intact viable periosteum
D. Represents a genetic aberranc
E. Likely due to prior grafting with CTP
The correct answer is C.