Bunion Ulcer Diabetic

A 64 year-old male was presented for a surgical consultation to repair a bunion that was causing recurrent ulceration on the medial side of the first metatarsal. Further to bunion surgery, the area proximal became necrotic due to lack of perfusion and resulted in an ulceration. Although under strict control with insulin, the diabetic background of this patient warranted extraordinary care to help close the ulcer to prevent potential infectious complications.

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