Diabetic foot

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad


Lateral foot painful swelling in a known diabetic patient.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

Focal small lucencies are seen in the distal portion of 5th metatarsal bone accompanied by adjacent soft tissue swelling. A few small lucencies are also observed in soft tissue inferring gas gangrene. 

Case Discussion

Focal osteomyelitis in a known diabetic patient (diabetic foot).

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