Screening for Osteomyelitis Using Thermography in Patients with Diabetic Foot
Examples of irregular thermographic patterns of diabetic foot patients with osteomyelitis. (a) Thermographic image of a patient with angiopathy. An increased skin temperature is not seen in any area. Arrow indicates the location of diabetic foot with osteomyelitis. (b) Thermographic image of a patient with inflammation in the soft tissue. The area of increased skin temperature extends to the knee due to cellulitis. Arrows indicate the locating of diabetic foot with osteomyelitis.
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