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Diabetic Foot Ulcer Wound Score

Purpose:

To evaluate a diabetic foot ulcer using the wound score of Strauss and Aksenov.

Specialty:

Dermatology
Endocrinology
General Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E10, L97

Description:

Strauss and Aksenov developed a wound score for describing a diabetic food ulcer. This can be used during the initial assessment and for monitoring the response to therapy. The authors are from Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in California and the University of Florida at Gainesville.

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