Semiquantitative analysis of the histopathological features of the neuropathic foot ulcer: effects of pressure relief.

@article{Piaggesi2003SemiquantitativeAO,
  title={Semiquantitative analysis of the histopathological features of the neuropathic foot ulcer: effects of pressure relief.},
  author={Alberto Piaggesi and Paolo Viacava and Loredana Rizzo and Giuseppe Naccarato and Fabio Baccetti and Marco Romanelli and Virna Zampa and Stefano Del Prato},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={3123-8}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to evaluate the histopathology of neuropathic ulcers and whether pressure relief could change such histological patterns. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We compared neuropathic plantar ulcers tissue excised from 10 diabetic patients (group A) with those taken from 10 patients with comparable lesions and glycemic control after 20 days in a total contact cast (group B). Tissue specimens were blindly examined by two independent pathologists for hyperkeratosis… CONTINUE READING

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