Unusual cause of foot defect in patient with diabetes mellitus

Authors: J. Tomešová ;  S. Lacigová ;  D. Čechurová ;  J. Gruberová ;  Z. Rušavý
Authors‘ workplace: Diabetologické centrum I. interní kliniky Lékařské fakulty UK a FN Plzeň, přednosta prof. MUDr. Martin Matějovič, Ph. D.
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2012; 58(11): 875-877
Category: Case Reports


Foot complications are one of the most serious and costly complications of diabetes mellitus. Amputation of a part of a lower extremity is usually preceded by a foot ulcer. There have been also other not so typical causes of foot defect. The paper describe a history of a male diabetic patient with an atypical course of the foot defect.

Key word:
diabetes mellitus – diabetic foot – interdigital mycosis – malignant melanoblastoma


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