Endocrine Case Report: Foot Infection


Case Report:

A man in his mid-30’s with a medical history significant for obesity and diabetes on an insulin pump presents to the hospital with 4 days of gradually worsening right foot pain and swelling. He denies any fever but has had intermittent chills and also feels a bit of generalized weakness. He denies any other complaints.

Vital Signs & Physical Exam:

Vital signs are normal except for a pulse of 118 and a BP of 104/51 mmHg. Physical exam is otherwise normal except for a red swollen foot.

Initial Diagnostic Testing:

CBC: normal except for WBC = 19

Chem-7: normal except for glucose 431, bicarb 19

Imaging: see plain film below

X-ray of a foot

What is the most likely diagnosis?

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