Neuropathic Foot Ulcers

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Causes of Neuropathic Ulcers

  • Primary neurological conditions which result in nerve dysfunction 

  • Diabetes which causes damage to nerve fibers 

  • Trauma 

  • Surgery 

  • Repeated stress on the nerves of the feet

Symptoms of Neuropathic Ulcers

  • Callus like formations will begin forming on the skin of the legs 

  • Slowly one might notice slight inflammation and the formation ulcers 

  • A wound begin developing within the skin .

  • The wound is usually painless until the wound is stressed up by walking or stretching 

  • If left untreated, infection can spread to the bone and the bone marrow causing serious implications