A rapid decline in corneal small fibers and occurrence of foot ulceration and Charcot foot
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Authors: Dehghani C., Russell A.W., Perkins B.A., Malik R.A., Pritchard N., Edwards K., Shahidi A.M., Srinivasan S., Efron N.
Publication: Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
We present clinical, neuropathy and corneal nerve morphology data in a participant with type 2 diabetes who developed diabetic foot ulceration, partial amputation and Charcot during a longitudinal observational study. While conventional measures of neuropathy did not deteriorate significantly, corneal nerve parameters showed a rapid reduction prior to the development of foot complications.