Case- Type II Diabetic Foot
• A 61 year-old male, with a medical history notable for Type II diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia, presented with an ulcer on the lateral aspect of the right midfoot.
• On physical exam, there was an abscess which tracked medially across the entire plantar midfoot.
Treatment offered :--
•The patient was admitted emergently for antibiosis, and the wound was debrided and abscess drained in the OT. The right lower extremity was subsequently revascularized. The tunneled track was filled with the single layer Matrix and covered and fixated with Bilayer Matrix 31 days later. The graft was completely integrated by post-op day 50 with complete closure at post-op day 113. The patient was fitted for a custom-molded brace for ambulation.