GlossaryUlcer: An open sore on the skin or a mucous membrane.
Neuropathy: Condition that affects nerves
Raynaud's phenomenon: Changes in skin color due to spasm of small blood vessels especially with exposure to cold.
Atherosclerosis: This is a condition in which lipids and fats are deposited inside the arteries leading to thrombosis and other heart diseases.
Peripheral neuropathy: Nerve damage, usually affecting the feet and legs causing pain, numbness, or a tingling feeling. Also called "somatic neuropathy" or "distal sensory polyneuropathy".
Osteomyelitis: Inflammation of the bone due to infection, by the bacteria salmonella or staphylococcus.