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By Michael E. Edmonds, Alethea V. M. Foster, Lee Sanders
3rd writer, Lee. J. Sanders, is the dep. of Veterans Affairs scientific middle, Lebanon, PA. bargains useful and medical suggestion at the administration of long term foot difficulties in individuals with diabetes. Discusses analysis and therapy, either clinical and surgical. top of the range colour pictures illustrated many of the problems. DNLM: Diabetic Foot--diagnosis.
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Subungual melanoma. Malignant melanoma may also present as a discoloured area under the nail plate. Irregular discolouration of the nail bed and plate and progressive destruction of nail are seen. Some melanomas are not associated with pigment (Fig. 9). Patients should be referred urgently to the dermatologist. Subungual exostosis. An acutely painful cherry red spot develops under the nail plate. A lateral X-ray reveals bony outgrowth of the distal phalanx. The treatment is surgical. Fungal infections (tinea pedis) These can present in several ways: • Dry, scaly plantar, often in a 'moccasin-like' distribution • Acute vesicular • Interdigital, with moist, cracked areas which may be sore, itchy and sometimes malodorous, and are associated with whitish, rubbery, macerated skin, and can undergo erosion.
Diabetes was diagnosed by her Fig. 13 (a) Ulcer following application of a proprietary wart remedy which proved to be a squamous cell carcinoma, (b) Close-up of lesion. Stage 1: the normal foot 27 general practitioner and she was referred to the diabetic foot clinic. She was referred on to the dermatologist because her plantar ulcer was unusually painful. The ulcer was biopsied and proved to be a squamous cell carcinoma. She underwent wide excision, but already had pulmonary, pelvic and lymph node metastases.
2 A high-street man's shoe. Fig. 1 Neglected nail (a) before and (b) after cutting. Mechanical control Mechanical control is achieved by wearing the correct footwear and also by the recognition and treatment of common foot problems. Footwear Advice on buying shoes Stage 1 patients may obtain their shoes from shoe shops or mail-order catalogues, though it is probably best for the foot to be measured and the shoes sized and tried on, or bought 'on approval' and checked by a health-care professional.
A Practical Manual of Diabetic Foot Care by Michael E. Edmonds, Alethea V. M. Foster, Lee Sanders