This is a classical Diabetic Charcot Foot with Rocker Bottom Deformity and a Long Standing Non Healing Ulcer in the mid foot.
The deformity has been surgically treated to flatten out the convexity. As can be seen, the ulcer is healing after surgery.
After surgery & advanced wound care, the ulcer has completely healed and patient mobilized in customized pressure reducing footwear
A case of necrotizing fasciitis of the lower limb. The patient had been advised(Above knee) lower limb amputation when he was referred to us. Systemic stabilization, silver dressings, Hyperbaric oxygen therapy were utilized to salvage the leg. With appropriate management, many such cases can be treated and limbs can be salvaged. The morbidity & mortality due to lower limb amputation is very high and all attempts to salvage the limb and prevent amputation should be made, especially if the patient can be stabilized systemically. #diabetes #diabeticfoot #gangrene #cellulitis #diabeticfootinfection #fasciitis #diabeticfootulcer #diabeticfoottreatment
This is the case of a patient with extensive forefoot gangrene, extending almost till the ankle. Patient was a known diabetic and hypertensive. Complete occlusion of below knee vessels was there. Rheologic agents, silver dressing & HBOT were used to treat this patient resulting in complete closure of the wounds and salvage of the foot