Diabetic osteomyelitis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammadtaghi Niknejad


Poor control diabetic patient with foot swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Focal osteolytic lesion is noted at distal half of proximal phalanx of fourth finger accompanied by surrounding soft tissue swelling.

Case Discussion

Features on X-ray in a poor control diabetic patient are compatible with focal osteomyelitis.

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