Squamous cell carcinoma arising in a diabetic foot ulcer

Hao-Yu Chiao, Shun-Cheng Chang, Chih-Hsin Wang, Yuan-Sheng Tzeng, Shyi-Gen Chen

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Diabetic complications such as poor circulation and nerve damage can result in loss of sensation and slower wound healing in the lower extremities. The possibility of malignancy arising in association with chronic osteomyelitis in the diabetic foot should also be considered. © 2014 Elsevier Ireland Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e54-e56
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetic foot
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Aged
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Wound Healing
  • antibiotic agent
  • hemoglobin A1c
  • aged
  • Article
  • case report
  • chronic osteomyelitis
  • debridement
  • deterioration
  • diabetic foot
  • follow up
  • foot amputation
  • foot pain
  • foot radiography
  • human
  • male
  • metatarsal bone
  • non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  • split thickness skin graft
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • tumor invasion
  • wound care
  • wound healing


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