Over one hundred twenty million humans world wide be afflicted by diabetes and eighty five percentage of diabetes-related amputations are preceded by way of foot ulcer. realizing the explanations of this disaster, determining the victims and people at excessive chance and constructing potent preventive options and treatments for its outcomes has develop into an incredible preoccupation with diabetologists lately. Diabetic Foot: A medical Atlas is basically dedicated to scientific concerns with illustrations and case stories depicting diversified diabetic foot difficulties. Divided into 8 sections, the publication includes fifty three case reviews and over six hundred scientific images, in addition to a close bibliography for extra examining
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9 B). A bacterial swab w a s sent for c u l t u r e a n d s e n s i t i v i t y , w h i c h later r e v e a l e d growth of staphylococcus aureus. This w o u n d would eventually require a split skin graft for closure, till then she has been advised strict non weight bearing, wound dressings, insulin, and oral antibiotics. Fig. 9B:After debridement and disarticulation at 1 st and 2nd MTP joints (open amputation) cumm, E S R 137 m m / l s t hour, S. 7%. She also had evidence of b a c k g r o u n d retinopathy and l c This severe great toe infection resulted due to ulceration of the 1st webspace callosity which was s e c o n d a r y to friction o f the f o o t w e a r g r i p .
10). In neuropathic feet with deformities of toes, these toe rings can b e a source of injury and can also cause strangulation, if the toe is infected and swollen (Fig. 13). F). A) A 55 year old female with type 2 D M of five years had a fall w h e n the toe ring of her right foot got caught in a stone. N e x t day, she noticed swelling of the foot. Her treating doctor removed the toe ring the next day and punctured a blister. T w o days later she had high grade fever w i t h chills and she noticed discoloration of her t h r e e t o e s .
13: Bilateral heel ulcers healed, right, after suturing and left with a skin graft T h e p a t i e n t w a s a d v i s e d to w e a r p r o t e c t i v e footwear and apply emollients to prevent dryness. The fissures are wide and deep in neuropathic feet and can easily ulcerate and pave w a y for microorganisms, leading to a limb threatening situation. Case Study ( 5 . B ) Fig. A) T h i s 5 6 y e a r m a l e w i t h t y p e 2 D M o f 11 y e a r s , presented with non healing w o u n d s over both heels since 8 weeks.