Relationship of foot deformity to ulcer location in patients with diabetes mellitus.

@article{Mueller1990RelationshipOF,
  title={Relationship of foot deformity to ulcer location in patients with diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Michael J. Mueller and Scott D Minor and Jeffrey E. Diamond and Valerie Blair},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={1990},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={356-62}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine whether a relationship existed between type of foot deformity and the location of ulcers in patients with diabetes and insensitive feet. Forty-two ulcerated feet were examined in 40 patients. All patients had severely decreased or absent sensation. Foot deformities were classified according to operational definitions as 1) Charcot's foot, 2) a compensated forefoot varus, or 3) an uncompensated forefoot varus or forefoot valgus. The plantar surface of… CONTINUE READING
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