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By Nicholas Katsilambros, Eleftherios Dounis, Konstantinos Makrilakis, Nicholas Tentolouris, Panagiotis Tsapogas

Foot ulcers ensue in nearly 15% of the sufferers with diabetes mellitus of their lifetime, with an important impression on their caliber of existence. Many sanatorium admissions on the topic of diabetes are because of foot ulcers, which can lead to lengthy sanatorium remain and elevated morbidity and mortality. nearly all of reduce limb amputations are played in sufferers with diabetes each year (80,000 no less than within the USA). lots of the diabetes-related foot difficulties could be avoided or their severity diminished by way of early detection and remedy. This publication contributes to enhanced foot care via raised expertise of prevention, scientific manifestations, prognosis and administration between healthcare professionals.This finished atlas, now in a moment variation, provides:520 color photos, graphs, tables and imaging studiesEducational examples taken from real case reportsA reference advisor for opting for sufferers in danger for foot problemsIllustration of universal difficulties corresponding to neuropathic and neuroischaemic ulcers, ischaemia and infectionIntroduction to new applied sciences and bioengineered fabrics used for the remedy of foot ulcersThis publication might be of curiosity to diabetologists, endocrinologists, podiatrists, professional nurses, common practitioners, surgeons and medical researchers.

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A previous right hallux valgus operation caused shortening of the hallux and exposure of the tip of the second right toe to sheer pressure in her shoe; a painless healing neuropathic ulcer is seen medially to the nail. Modest edema is present, probably due to the use of the antihypertensive amlodipine. 72) may lead to a bony prominence proximal to the metatarsal head due to the presence of the medial sesamoid bone; therefore the sesamoids should be removed, together with their fibrocarti- 40 Atlas of the Diabetic Foot laginous plate and the articular cartilage.

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Preservation of end-weight-bearing along normal proprioceptive pathways, as well as a limited disruption of body image, is a goal in unavoidable amputations. Nevertheless, any type of amputation alters the biomechanics of the foot, and is considered as a risk factor both for a recurrence of foot ulceration and for a new amputation. Several studies have shown that previous amputations account for 30–50% of new amputations on the same or the contralateral foot within the following 5 years. 2: a postsurgical short hallux valgus.

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