Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know What to Watch for and How Best to Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers?

Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD


December 15, 2014

Diabetic ulcers tend to occur in the areas that are subjected most to weight-bearing, such as the heel and plantar metatarsal head areas, and the areas subjected most to stress, such as the dorsal portion of hammer toes. Patients with Charcot foot, if neglected, tend to develop ulceration at pressure points, particularly the medial aspect of the navicular bone and the inferior aspect of the cuboid bone. Venous stasis disease is a more common cause of medial malleolar ulcers.

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