Diabetic Foot Due to Anaphylactic Shock: A Case Report

Karakus, A. and Ozkan, M. and Karcioglu, M. and Ozden, R. and Ustun, I. and Caliskan, K. and Gokce, C. and Sahan, M. (2014) Diabetic Foot Due to Anaphylactic Shock: A Case Report. Arch Trauma Res, 3 (2). e17610.


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Introduction: Diabetic foot is a clinical disorder, which is commonly seen in patients with diabetes mellitus. It is also the major cause of below knee amputation in the world. There are many underlying causes such as neuropathic, ischemic, and infectious causes for diabetic foot. Local or systemic complications may develop after snake bite. Case Presentation: We reported a very rare case, involving a 78-year-old male admitted to the Emergency Department, who developed anaphylactic shock and diabetic foot after the snake bite. Conclusions: Reviewing the literature, this is the second reported case of snake bite associated with diabetic foot.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine
Divisions: Archives of Trauma Research journal
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2017 18:52
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2017 12:27
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1083

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