"Diabetic Foot"

Classification

  • ≥ 2 mainifestations of inflammation (purulence, erythemia, pain, warmth, tenderness, or induration)

  • erythema < 2 cm

  • limited to skin or superficial subcutaneous tissues

  • erythema > 2 cm

  • lymphatic streaking

  • deep-tisue abcess

  • gangrene

  • muscle, tendon, joint, or bone involvement

  • patient has systemic toxicity or metabolic instability (fever, chills, hypotension, tachycardia, acidosis, leukocytosis, or azotemia)