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Diabetic Ulcer Severity Score (DUSS) of Beckert et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with a diabetic foot ulcer using the Diabetic Ulcer Severity Score (DUSS) of Beckert et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E10, L97

Description:

Beckert et al developed a scoring system for grading the severity of a diabetic foot ulcer. This can help identify a patient who may require more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Tubingen in Germany.

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