A Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Diabetic Foot: Case Report

April 5, 2016

A 72-year-old male was referred to our hospital for a plantar ulceration that had occurred many years earlier. The lesion, with exuberant granulation and large areas of necrosis and fibrin, had long been treated by plastic surgeons with no positive evolution

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Chronic Ulcer by Cutaneous GvHD After Bone Marrow Transplantation Treated With Skin Allograft From HLA-Identical Donor: Case Report and Literature…

March 23, 2016

We present a successful split-thickness skin allograft for a chronic cutaneous graft-versus-host disease of the thigh in an immunosuppressed patient, treated for acute myeloid leukemia with allogenic bone marrow stem cells transplant.

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Efficacy of a New Heparan Sulfate Mimetic Dressing in the Healing of Foot and Lower Extremity Ulcerations in Type 2 Diabetes: A Case Series

March 1, 2016

A novel heparan sulfate glycosaminoglycan mimetic product for local application to promote wound healing (CACIPLIQ) has recently become available. It is a biophysical therapeutic product comprising a polysaccharide as an innovative biomaterial to accomplish mechanical tissue engineering and skin regeneration in the site of ulceration

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Nerve-Related Injuries and Treatments for the Lower Extremity

February 8, 2016

This issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery is focused on nerve-related injuries, entrapments, and treatments of the lower extremity. From small-fiber neuropathy and skin biopsy techniques to chronic nerve compression in the diabetic patient, this issue covers a wide range of neurologic conditions for the reconstructive surgeon. Great emphasis is given to the detailed lower extremity neurologic examination and surgical nerve decompression for diabetic neuropathic foot conditions.

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum in a Patient With Hereditary Spherocytosis

December 28, 2015

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare, relapsing cutaneous disease with 4 distinctive clinical manifestations: ulcerative, bullous, pustular, and vegetative lesions. It mainly occurs in adults and is frequently associated with systemic diseases, most commonly inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatologic disease, or hematological dyscrasias. However, there have been no previous reports of PG in a patient with hereditary spherocytosis, a common inherited hemolytic anemia.

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Amantadine-Induced Livedo Racemosa

September 3, 2015

Although livedo reticularis is a known adverse effect of amantadine, only limited studies have addressed this association.

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Predictors of Outcomes in Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis Treated Initially With Conservative (Nonsurgical) Medical Management: A Retrospective Study

August 27, 2015

The optimal way to manage diabetic foot osteomyelitis remains uncertain, with debate in the literature as to whether it should be managed conservatively (ie, nonsurgically) or surgically. We aimed to identify clinical variables that influence outcomes of nonsurgical management in diabetic foot osteomyelitis.

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