Disease Information for Diabetic foot ulcer

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cutaneous ulcer/Skin ulcer
Delayed/poor wound healing
Foot Dermatitis
Foot Lesion Ulcerating
Foot ulcer
Leg Ulcers in Elderly
Foot Swelling
Plantar Pain
Unilateral leg swelling
Foot Pain
Heel Pain
Limp
Limping gait/orthopedic/antalgic
Midfoot pain
Plantar Heel Pain
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Painful Leg Ulcer Chronic
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Diabetic Neuropathy
Patient/Diabetes mellitus
Patient/Type I/diabetic (juvenile)
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult/all
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Decubitus ulcer/Bedsores
Associated Disease & Complications
Cellulitis/foot
Diabetic foot ulcer
Diabetic gangrene
Osteomyelitis/foot bones
Trophic ulcers/foot
Leg ulcers
Toe Ulcer
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Foot disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Metabolic/storage disorder (category)
Definition

Ulcers of the foot as a complication of diabetes. Diabetic foot, often with infection, is a common serious complication of diabetes and may require hospitalization and disfiguring surgery. The foot ulcers are probably secondary to neuropathies and vascular problems.

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