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Diseases » Foot ulcer » Summary
 

What is Foot ulcer?

What is Foot ulcer?

The foot is a reasonably common location for skin ulcers, especially in people suffering from diabetes or circulatory disorders. ...more »

  • Foot ulcer: A skin ulcer that is located on the foot.

Foot ulcer: Introduction

Types of Foot ulcer:

Broader types of Foot ulcer:

What causes Foot ulcer?

Causes of Foot ulcer: see causes of Foot ulcer

What are the symptoms of Foot ulcer?

Symptoms of Foot ulcer: see symptoms of Foot ulcer

Can anyone else get Foot ulcer?

More information: see contagiousness of Foot ulcer
Inheritance: see inheritance of Foot ulcer

Foot ulcer: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Foot ulcer.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Foot ulcer: see treatments for Foot ulcer
Research for Foot ulcer: see research for Foot ulcer

Society issues for Foot ulcer


Hospitalization statistics for Foot ulcer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Foot ulcer:

  • 0.12% (15,804) of hospital consultant episodes were for ulcer of lower limb in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for ulcer of lower limb required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital consultant episodes for ulcer of lower limb were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospital consultant episodes for ulcer of lower limb were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 64% of hospital consultant episodes for ulcer of lower limb required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name of Foot ulcer

Main name of condition: Foot ulcer

Foot ulcer: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Foot ulcer:

 

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