The Management of Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetes

Wukich, Dane K.; Kline, Alex J.
July 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 7, p1570
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the management of ankle fractures in patients that have diabetes mellitus. A discussion of complications that are often seen in patients with diabetes after treatment for ankle fractures, and of the importance of prolonged non-weight bearing and subsequently protected weigh bearing in diabetic patients following treatment for ankle fracture, is presented.


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