Surgical off-loading of plantar hallux ulcerations
from Podiatry Management
Increased pressures at the plantar aspect of the hallux leading to chronic hyperkeratosis and ulceration is a common finding in patients with diabetes mellitus. Alleviating increased plantar pressures in the foot, in addition to local wound care, is a key component to treating most diabetic foot ulcerations. The mechanics of off-loading the foot is the area of treatment in which podiatric physicians are experts.
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