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A 54-year-old man with a history of obesity, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension has an ulceration on his right lower extremity after minor trauma (see Figure).
He has been applying topical bacitracin ointment, but he tells you that the ulceration is still not healing.
He has some pain during dressing changes.
You note a moderate amount of serous drainage.
He has no fever or chills.
What is the best management for this patient's ulceration?
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