Diabetic foot

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

DM - 10 yrs. Foot ulcer + Swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 55 yrs.
Gender: Male
X-ray

Periarticular osteopenia involving 2nd to 5th MTP joints.

Lytic area in 5th metatarsal head - neck with cortical breach.

Soft tissue swelling with air foci in mid foot laterally.

NO arterial calcification seen.

Case Discussion

Osteomyelitis.

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