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Diabetic foot, Necrotizing Fasciitis

This is a patient who remained undiagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis of the lower limb for 2 months before coming to us. At presentation patient had a non healing wound, severe leg pain, daily episodes of fever and uncontrolled blood sugars since 2 months. Patient was diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis and operated accordingly. Two months post surgery patient had healed completely.
Diabetic Foot At Presentation
Diabetic Foot with Necrotizing fasciitis During Surgery
Diabetic foot healed Two months after surgery

Diabetic foot infection

15% of diabetics experience serious


Foot problems from diabetics cause more economic loss and morbidity than heart diseases
A significant number of these diabetics are middle aged and are the sole breadwinners for the family.
40% of all diabetic admissions to hospitals are from foot problems.

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