A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: An Unusual Presentation of Diabetic Myonecrosis

H. Boinpally
R. S. Howell
J. Mazzie
E. Slone
J. S. Woods
B. M. Gillette
M. Castellano, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
S. Gorenstein

Abstract

© 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved. GENERAL PURPOSE: To provide information about the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic myonecrosis (DMN). TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care. LEARNING OBJECTIVES/OUTCOMES: After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to: 1. Cite the incidence and symptomatology of diabetic myonecrosis. 2. Identify the diagnostic tests associated with DMN. 3. Summarize the evidence-based treatments for DMN.