Diabetic foot: clinical presentation and treatment options

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18565/pharmateca.2018.11.97-103

Yu.A. Dolgikh, A.F. Verbovoy, I.V. Madyanov, O.V. Kosareva, N.I. Verbovaya

Samara State Medical University, Samara, Russia
The article is devoted to such a severe complication of diabetes mellitus, such as diabetic foot, which occurs among 15% of diabetic patients and represents a serious problem, since it leads to a deterioration in the quality of life of patients and their disability. The article discusses the etiology, pathogenesis and clinical picture of diabetic foot, and also provides an overview of the principles of treatment of this pathology. Particular attention is paid to the topical treatment and modern dressing materials.
Keywords: diabetic foot, topical treatment, dressing materials

About the Autors

Corresponding author: Yulia A. Dolgikh, PhD, Teaching Assistant at the Department of Endocrinology, Samara State Medical University, Samara, Russia; e-mail: yulyadoll@mail.ru
Address: 89, Chapaevskaya Street, Samara, 443099 Russian Federation

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