Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 7-2007. A 59-year-old woman with diabetic renal disease and nonhealing skin ulcers.


Dr. Maha R. Farhat (Medicine): A 59-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of a nonhealing ulcer on the right heel and painful ulcers on the right thigh and hip. The patient had been morbidly obese since early childhood; she had had type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension for 30 years and chronic renal insufficiency for 6. Painless ulcers had… (More)

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