A case of Diabetes mellitus presents with the foot condition as shown in the image.This condition of the foot occurs as a result of?
B. Secondary infection
D. All of the above
Ans is D all the above
Condition shown in the image is of a Diabetic foot
- Foot infections are the most common problems in persons with diabetes.
- These individuals are predisposed to foot infections because of a compromised vascular supply secondary to diabetes.
- Local trauma and/or pressure (often in association with lack of sensation because of neuropathy), in addition to microvascular disease, may result in various diabetic foot infections that run the spectrum from simple, superficial cellulitis to chronic osteomyelitis.