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Diabetic Foot Risk Stratification Scheme of Leese et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with diabetes for the risk of diabetic foot ulceration using the scheme of Leese et al.

Specialty:

Dermatology
Endocrinology
General Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E10, L97

Description:

Leese et al reported a scheme for identifying the risk of foot lesions in a diabetic. This can help identify a patient who may require closer monitoring and preventive interventions. The authors are from the University of Dundee, Ninewells Medical School, Westgate Health Centre, Kings Cross Hospital and Perth Royal Infirmary in Scotland.

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