Osteomyelitis of the foot in diabetic patients.


Osteomyelitis of the foot, a common and serious problem in diabetic patients, results from diabetes complications, especially peripheral neuropathy. Infection generally develops by spread of contiguous soft-tissue infection to underlying bone. The major diagnostic difficulty in diabetic patients is distinguishing bone infection from noninfectious… (More)

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