DIABETIC FOOT Alternative names: plantar perforating disease; diabetic arteriopathy of the feet, diabetic gangrene. What is it? The problems that appear in the leg and, particularly, in the foot of diabetics pose a constant challenge to science and medicine. The anatomicopathological alterations from diabetes mellitus are numerous, affecting the entire body in a variety of… Continuar lendo DIABETIC FOOT


ERYSIPELAS Alternative name: streptococcal lymphangitis What s it? It s a skin infection usually caused by group A Streoptococcus pyogenes bacteria, but it can also be caused by other streptococci or even staphylococci. How does it develop? From a lesion caused by fungi (athlete s foot) between the toes, skin scratches, blisters in the feet… Continuar lendo ERYSIPELAS