Bedside ultrasound for the detection of diabetic myonecrosis.

  title={Bedside ultrasound for the detection of diabetic myonecrosis.},
  author={Arun D. Nagdev and Michael C. Murphy and Craig A. Sisson},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  volume={26 8},
Diabetic myonecrosis is an uncommon complication of diabetes mellitus. There are fewer than 50 cases reported in the general medical literature. Patients classically complain of the abrupt onset of diffuse anterior thigh pain with no signs of overlying infection or signs of systemic toxicity.Because of the difficulty in diagnosis, most patients endure… CONTINUE READING