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Classification of Margolis et al for Diabetic Neuropathic Foot Ulcers

Purpose:

To grade the severity of a diabetic neuropathic foot ulcer using the classification scheme of Margolis et al.

Specialty:

Dermatology
Endocrinology
General Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

E10, L97

Description:

Margolis et al. used a classification scheme to grade diabetic neuropathic foot ulcers. This can help stratify patients based on disease severity. The authors are from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

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