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Necrotizing Fasccitis

 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

Diabetic foot ulcer

Video of Diabetic Forefoot Gangrene

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