Diabetic Lower Extremity Wound Treatment in Greenville & Dallas, TX
A diabetic lower extremity wound or foot ulcer is an open chronic sore or wound commonly located on the bottom of the foot.
Diabetes is the common cause of diabetic lower extremity wounds. Anyone who has diabetes can develop diabetic lower extremity wounds.
According to data, 25% of people with diabetes will risk developing a lower extremity wound in their lifetime. More than 50% of the people who become infected will require hospitalization.
The leading cause of all non-traumatic lower extremity amputations in the United States is diabetes.