I am a diabetic diagnosed with gangrene and lower limb blockage. What is the treatment for it?

Q. What is the treatment for gangrene and lower limb blockage?

Answered by
Dr. Isaac Gana
and medically reviewed by Dr. K Shobana
This is a premium question & answer published on Mar 03, 2023 and last reviewed on: Aug 04, 2023

Hello doctor,

I am a diabetic and blood pressure patient diagnosed with lower limb blockage of the leg. Gangrene is present as well. I am worried. What is the treatment for this problem? Please help. Thank you.



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Sorry to hear about your health issues. Based on the results presented (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), there is severe arterial insufficiency, which is why gangrene is present. Gangrene and lymphadenopathy are a consequence of insufficiency. In this condition, it is best to do surgery. Angioplasty (a procedure that can open up narrowed or blocked arteries) will be the best management. If not, you have a high chance of losing your leg. I hope you get better soon. Thank you.

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