Management of large soft-tissue defects in a diabetic patient


Oznur A.

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/107110070302400113
  • Journal Name: FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.79-82
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No

Abstract

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.