Lower-limb amputation

Specific Causes of Lower-limb amputation

Diabetes: Lower-limb amputation For people with diabetes, high blood sugar levels can damage the nerves (peripheral neuropathy) and result in poor circulation (peripheral vascular disease) in the lower limbs, potentially causing ischemia, gangrene and impaired wound healing. These complications ...1

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Causes List for Lower-limb amputation

Some possible causes of Lower-limb amputation or similar disorders may include:2

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  1. Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: aihw.gov.au/ reports/ diabetes/ diabetes-compendium/ contents/ hospital-care-for-diabetes
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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