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Entities: A System of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

  • Dirk Hochlenert
  • Gerald Engels
  • Stephan Morbach
  • Stefanie Schliwa
  • Frances L. Game
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Abstract

The detailed delineation of entities in the next 12 chapters is preceded by a description of the methods, discussion of basic aspects and overviews. One overview separately covers the lesions on the hallux, since about 30% of all diabetic foot ulcers occur there. If entities occur on several toes, they are described in detail at the hallux. In the descriptions concerning other toes only the differences are mentioned to avoid unnecessary repetition.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Hochlenert
    • 1
  • Gerald Engels
    • 2
  • Stephan Morbach
    • 3
  • Stefanie Schliwa
    • 4
  • Frances L. Game
    • 5
  1. 1.Amb. Zentrum für DiabetologieEndoskopie & Wundheilung GemeinschaftspraxisKölnGermany
  2. 2.Department of Wound SurgerySt. Vinzenz Hospital and MVZ St. MarienKölnGermany
  3. 3.Department of Diabetes and AngiologyMarienkrankenhaus GmbHSoestGermany
  4. 4.Institute of Anatomy, Anatomy and Cell BiologyUniversity of BonnBonnGermany
  5. 5.Department of Diabetes and EndocrinologyDerby Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustDerbyUK

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