Anatomic location of acute diabetic foot infection. Its influence on the outcome of treatment.

Abstract

One hundred ten diabetic foot infections were studied in 76 patients with reference to the effect of the anatomic location of the infection on the treatment outcome. Distal infections were located in the toes or metatarsal-phalangeal joints; proximal infections were located along metatarsals, at the heel, or above the ankle. Overall limb salvage was… (More)

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