Role of Radiology in the Management of Diabetic Foot Infections: A Report of Three Cases
Received Date: Apr 28, 2018 / Accepted Date: May 07, 2018 / Published Date: May 14, 2018
Diabetes because of its diverse effects on the lower extremity via vascular, neural and immunological affects can mask the local and systemic signs of infection, potentially misleading and delaying the diagnosis of infection especially in those with foreign body injuries. Accurate and prompt diagnosis of these anomalies is vital in the early management thus preventing further complications. Careful clinical assessment and imaging modalities are central to the diagnosis, which will help identify radiopaque and radiolucent objects and infections. These help in the better management of foot complications and contribute to better outcomes.
Keywords: Foreign body; Infection; Diabetic foot; Radiology
Citation: Kavitha KV, Tathare S, Kumbhar V, Bidaye A, Panse R, et al. (2018) Role of Radiology in the Management of Diabetic Foot Infections: A Report of Three Cases. Clin Res Foot Ankle 6: 267. Doi: 10.4172/2329-910X.1000267
Copyright: © 2016 Kavitha KV, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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