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What is a debridement of subcutaneous tissue and muscle due to a diabetic foot ulcer?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: It implies

The doctor cut away these layers of tissue, likely because they were unhealthy.

In brief: It implies

The doctor cut away these layers of tissue, likely because they were unhealthy.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. David Earle
Surgery

In brief: Surgery

This means that the tissue under the skin that is mostly fat, along with muscle was surgically removed (debridement), usually due to infection and/or gangrene.
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In brief: Surgery

This means that the tissue under the skin that is mostly fat, along with muscle was surgically removed (debridement), usually due to infection and/or gangrene.
Hope this helps!
Dr. David Earle
Dr. David Earle
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