Diabetic foot (gas gangrene)

Case contributed by Dr Enyi Augustine


Hyperglycemic coma.

Patient Data

Age: 87
Gender: Female

Widespread soft tissue emphysema and soft tissue swelling.

Also noted is osteopenia and a flexion deformity of interphalangeal joint. No vascular calcifications.

Case Discussion

Patient was brought in for emergency above knee amputation.

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Case information

rID: 39912
Published: 27th Sep 2015
Last edited: 28th Sep 2015
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