Treatment and outcomes of diabetic muscle infarction.

  title={Treatment and outcomes of diabetic muscle infarction.},
  author={Suneil Kapur and Robert R J Mckendry},
  journal={Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases},
  volume={11 1},
BACKGROUND Diabetic patients can develop spontaneous infarctions of muscle. The optimal treatment of this diabetic muscle infarction (DMI) is unknown. OBJECTIVE This analysis was conducted to compare the outcomes of conservative, medical, and surgical treatments of DMI. The primary outcome is the time to recovery. Secondary outcomes include recurrence and mortality rates. METHODS A MEDLINE search from its inception to December 2002 was used to identify reported cases of DMI. We selected… CONTINUE READING