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Classification of Diabetic Foot Infections

Purpose:

To classify a diabetic foot lesion based on the criteria of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and IWGDF.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

Z86.3, E10-E14

Description:

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA) and International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) use a similar clinical classification scheme for infections of the diabetic foot.

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