Diabetic Myonecrosis

Diabetic Myonecrosis is a rare complication of Diabetes Mellitus which usually present with sudden onset pain of the involved muscle. Diabetic Myonecrosis is an underreported complication of long-standing, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus. It is more common in type I diabetics but can also occur in patients with type II diabetes. Patients often present with acute-onset unilateral muscle pain, tenderness, and swelling. Diagnosis of diabetic myonecrosis begins with a strong clinical suspicion of the disease. Most common differential diagnoses include DVT, Cellulitis Hematoma, Abscess, Pyomyositis, fasciitis, malignancy, leukocyte count, CPK, MRI. Treatment is usually conservative, with bed rest, antiplatelet agents, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. In rare cases, surgical exploration may be needed if there are signs of sepsis or compartment syndrome

  • Track 1-1 Arteriosclerosis
  • Track 2-2 Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis
  • Track 3-3 Tissue Biopsy
  • Track 4-4 Arteriography

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