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Forefoot-to-Rearfoot (F/R) Plantar Pressure Ratio in Diabetic Neuropathy and Foot Ulceration

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Dermatology
Endocrinology
General Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

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Plantar foot pressures may be increased in patients who develop diabetic foot ulcers. Caselli et al measured and compared forefoot and rearfoot plantar foot pressures and correlated them with findings seen in diabetics. The authors are from Harvard Medical School and the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona.

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