A Guide To Emerging Antibiotics For Diabetic Foot Infections

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As you can see, this diabetic patient has an infected neuropathic ulcer and a gangrenous digit. (Photo courtesy of Lawrence Karlock, DPM)
Here is a view of a medial space diabetic foot infection secondary to a retained foreign body. (Photo courtesy of David G. Armstrong, DPM, PhD)
A Guide To Emerging Antibiotics For Diabetic Foot Infections
By Mark Kosinski, DPM, and Warren Joseph, DPM

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