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International Journal of Surgery Science
Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part B (2021)

Evaluation of risk factors for patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcer

Author(s): Dr. Ratnajit Das and Dr. Kankan Chattopadhyay
Abstract: Background: Diabetes is one of the main problems in health systems in the world. The present study was conducted to assess the lesions in patients suffering diabetic foot ulcers.
Materials & Methods: 104 patients with diabetic foot ulcers of both genders were included. All the cases were managed following conservative and surgical approach.
Results: Out of 104 patients, males were 64 and females were 40. Duration of diabetes was <5 years in 14 patients, 5-10 years in 36 and >10 years in 54 patients. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). The lesion was gangrene seen in 28 patients, cellulitis in 12, ulcer in 50 and abscess in 14 patients. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Lesion in diabetic patients were gangrene, cellulitis, ulcer and abscess. Maximum cases occurred in subjects with >10 years of diabetes history.
Pages: 88-90  |  34 Views  13 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Ratnajit Das, Dr. Kankan Chattopadhyay. Evaluation of risk factors for patients suffering from diabetic foot ulcer. Int J Surg Sci 2021;5(2):88-90. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2021.v5.i2b.667
International Journal of Surgery Science