diabetic-foot

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice in the Management of Mixed Arteriovenous Leg Ulcers

January 25, 2016

Leg ulceration is a chronic health condition that constitutes a significant disease burden.

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The Diabetic Foot

January 25, 2016

All forms of diabetes is becoming so widespread, it is almost as though we have become complacent regarding it. The incidence is increasing in most countries despite public health interventions are seeking to control the obesity crisis which is underpinning the diabetes challenge

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Modern Orthopedic Inpatient Care of the Orthopedic Patient With Diabetic Foot Disease

December 17, 2015

In this article, we describe emergency and elective pathways within our orthopedic multidisciplinary inpatient care of patients with diabetic foot problems. We performed a retrospective cohort review of 19 complex patients requiring orthopedic surgical treatment of infected ulceration or Charcot feet or deformity at our institution

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Cytokeratin Expression at Different Stages in Sweat Gland Development of C57BL/6J Mice

December 17, 2015

Sweat glands exhibit a documented role in epidermal reepithelialization after wounding. However, the regenerative potential of sweat glands has remained underappreciated due to the absence of useful markers for the analysis of determination and differentiation processes in the developing eccrine sweat gland from epithelium.

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A Rare Cause of Lower Extremity Ulcers: Prolidase Deficiency

December 4, 2015

Prolidase deficiency is an autosomal recessive disorder, which is associated with chronic skin ulcers, a characteristic facial appearance, mental retardation, and recurrent infections. This study describes 4 patients with recurrent leg ulcerations and abnormal facies who were first clinically suspected of prolidase deficiency and then biochemically confirmed

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Necrotizing Fasciitis and The Diabetic Foot

September 28, 2015

Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) represents a rapidly progressive, life-threatening infection involving skin, soft tissue, and deep fascia. An early diagnosis is crucial to treat NF effectively. The disease is generally due to an external trauma that occurs in predisposed patients: the most important risk factor is represented by diabetes mellitus.

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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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