The Solution to the Problem Lies inDiabetic Foot Care Team: Case Report

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Şimşir I. Y. , Çimen L., Uysal S., Öztürk A. M. , Taşbakan M. , Ertam İ., ...More

Türkiye Klinikleri Endokrinoloji Dergisi, vol.9, pp.29-32, 2014 (Other Refereed National Journals)

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 9
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : Türkiye Klinikleri Endokrinoloji Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.29-32


 Diabetic foot care/treatment requires mechanical, microbiological, vascular and metabolic risk assessment. We would like to share the process of a patient with diabetic foot infection and peripheral arterial disease through a multidisciplinary diabetic foot care team. Debridement was performed to the patient who presented with complaints on a wound in diameter of 20x10 cm on the right leg, Wagner stage 3. Discharge, redness and swelling were decreased with daily medical dressings. On the follow-up of patient was observed with significant improvement in diabetic foot ulcers, existing granulation tissue on their leg sores. However, wound depth was so wide and deep. So an autograft was performed after application of growth factors. The patient was brought into the social life with closing all the wounds