Diabetic Foot Infection

Definitions

Two or more of the following:

  • Purulence

  • Erythema

  • Pain/Tenderness

  • Warmth

  • Induration

  • Cellulitis/Erythema ‚ȧ 2cm around the ulcer

  • No signs of systemic ilness

Clinically stable with one or more of the following:

  • Cellulitis ‚Č• 2cm around wound

  • Streaking

  • Abscess

  • Deep tissue

  • Gangrene

  • Involvement of muscle, joint, tendon or bone

  • Systemic toxicity (fever, chills, hypotension etc.)