A diabetic foot is a foot that exhibits any pathology that results directly from diabetes mellitus or any long-term (or "chronic") complication of diabetes mellitus. Presence of several characteristic diabetic foot pathologies is called diabetic foot syndrome. These are thus umbrella terms.
- Diabetic foot ulceration. It occurs in 15% of all patients with diabetes and precedes 84% of all diabetes-related lower leg amputations.
- Diabetic foot infections
- Neuropathic osteoarthropathy of the foot
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