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Foot Ulcer - Glossary

Last Updated on Jan 31, 2017
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Glossary

Ulcer: 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.
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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.

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