Management of large soft-tissue defects in a diabetic patient

Oznur A.

FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL, vol.24, no.1, pp.79-82, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/107110070302400113
  • Title of Journal : FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.79-82


Amputation as the only option for treatment of large ulcers in a patient with diabetes is well known. This is a case presentation of a patient with large ulcers and osteomyelitis related to diabetes. He was treated with extensive debridement, segmental shortening, and wound closure.