N Törnblom

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A consecutive series of 189 diabetic patients with manifest gangrenous lesions localized to the feet were studied. These patients had 293 gangrenous lesions localized to 5 different areas: toes 58%, interdigital spaces 6%, dorsa of the feet 10%, metatarsal heads 10% and heels 16%. Cardiac decompensation with edema and edema from other causes were the(More)
Over a period of eight years, 247 unselected patients with more or less widespread areas of obvious cutaneous erythema on the lower legs and/or feet (incipient gangrene) or corresponding areas with cutaneous necrosis (manifest gangrene) were examined at our department. Of these patients, 34% had incipient and 66% manifest gangrene. It was found that 75% had(More)
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