The Difference Between an Ischaemic Foot and a Neuropathic Foot

Ischaemic Neuropathic
No pulse Pulse
Not warm Warm
Ulceration to margins of feet, toes and heels Ulceration to toes and plantar region beneath metatarsal heads
Often diminished sensation Diminished sensation
Sepsis Sepsis
Charcot’s joints
Possible necrosis Local necrosis
Possible gangrene
Pink, painful foot, critical ischaemia oedema

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