The diagnosis of osteomyelitis of the foot in diabetes: microbiological examination vs. magnetic resonance imaging and labelled leucocyte scanning


Ertugrul M., Baktiroglu S., Salman S., Unal S. , Aksoy M., Berberoglu K., ...More

DIABETIC MEDICINE, vol.23, no.6, pp.649-653, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2006.01887.x
  • Title of Journal : DIABETIC MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.649-653

Abstract

Aims Foot infections and their sequelae are among the most common and severe complications of diabetes mellitus. As diabetic patients with foot infections develop osteomyelitis and may progress to amputation. early diagnosis of osteomyelitis is critical.