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By Nicholas Katsilambros, Eleftherios Dounis, Konstantinos Makrilakis, Nicholas Tentolouris, Panagiotis Tsapogas

ISBN-10: 1405191791

ISBN-13: 9781405191791

Foot ulcers ensue in nearly 15% of the sufferers with diabetes mellitus of their lifetime, with a massive effect on their caliber of lifestyles. Many health center admissions on the topic of diabetes are as a result of foot ulcers, which can lead to lengthy sanatorium remain and elevated morbidity and mortality. the vast majority of reduce limb amputations are played in sufferers with diabetes each year (80,000 not less than within the USA). lots of the diabetes-related foot difficulties will be avoided or their severity decreased by way of early detection and remedy. This publication contributes to stronger foot care via raised information of prevention, medical manifestations, analysis and administration between healthcare professionals.This accomplished atlas, now in a moment version, provides:520 color pictures, graphs, tables and imaging studiesEducational examples taken from real case reportsA reference advisor for making a choice on sufferers in danger for foot problemsIllustration of universal difficulties similar to neuropathic and neuroischaemic ulcers, ischaemia and infectionIntroduction to new applied sciences and bioengineered fabrics used for the therapy of foot ulcersThis publication may be of curiosity to diabetologists, endocrinologists, podiatrists, professional nurses, common practitioners, surgeons and scientific researchers.

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Callus over the heel A 58-year-old female patient with type 2 diabetes and severe neuropathy attended the foot clinic for regular foot care. She had suffered trauma from a nail in her left heel 2 years previously, which had been complicated by an infection that had completely healed. 11). Hallux valgus, claw toes and an overriding second toe deformity were also present. The heel is an uncommon site of callus development. The cause of callus in this case was scar formation from the healed ulcer.

Flatfoot, diabetic neuropathy and/or excessive ligamentous flexibility may produce a bunion. Some of these factors may be genetic. Poorly fitting footwear may exacerbate a bunion; the higher prevalence of bunions in women is probably attributed to this condition. 2 Pes planus, with mild callus formation over the plantar and lateral areas of the fifth metatarsal head – a bunionette. 1 Pes planus. 3 Pes planus with bunionette and a subungual hematoma seen at the hallux. 2. 4 Pes planus (acquired left flatfoot) in a 60-year-old gentleman with type 1 diabetes who was on renal dialysis.

43 The development of claw toes and protruding metatarsal heads. Shifting of the fat pads underneath the metatarsal heads to the front leaves the metatarsal heads exposed to high pressures. 45. Toe-clawing and prominent metatarsal heads are evident, and osteomyelitis of the third toe can be seen. 45 Prominent metatarsal heads on the left foot of a 49-year-old gentleman with type 2 diabetes and significant neuropathy. Hallux valgus and bunionettes are present, and typical neuropathic ulcers can be seen on the right hallux and under the left third and fifth metatarsal heads.

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