Neuropathic ulcer

Neuropathic ulcer
Neuropathic ulcer of the heel, a very common location

Neuropathic ulcers (also known as "Mal perforans") are skin lesions that are common in diabetics. They are usually related to sensory loss in the lower extremities.[1]:847[2]:681

See also

  • Diabetic dermadromes
  • Arterial insufficiency ulcer


  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.