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Disease or Condition — Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Disorders:
diabetic ulcer

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Description

Diabetic skin ulcers are open sores that can develop on the feet of people with diabetes. They are caused by a combination of factors, including poor circulation, nerve damage, and infection. Diabetic skin ulcers can be very painful and can lead to serious complications if left untreated. Treatment typically involves wound care, antibiotics, and lifestyle changes to help improve circulation and reduce the risk of infection.

Synonyms
  • diabetic skin ulcer
Symptoms (patient's findings)
  • fever

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