Diabetic Foot Ulcer
Alternate Names : Diabetic Foot Wound, Diabetic Neuropathic Ulceration, Mal Perforant Ulcer, Diabetic Dermal Ulcer, Diabetic Dermal Wound
How is the condition diagnosed?
Diabetic foot ulcers are usually first recognized by the affected individual.
The advice of a healthcare provider should be sought immediately. The provider
can diagnose the ulcer by looking at it. If the ulcer is draining fluid, a culture
of the fluid may be sent to the laboratory to check for infection.