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Chapter 6 - Quiz


#1. The most common cause of diabetic foot amputation can be traced back to callus and neglected calluses that are ulcerated, infected and become gangrene.

#2. Diabetic motor neuropathy in the foot can cause the deformities such as bunions, hammer toes and calluses on the bottom of the foot.

#3. The soft callus is a thickened skin between the toes.

#4. When soft callus becomes infected, the spread of infection is much faster than any other foot infection.

#5. If you notice foul smelling liquid under calluses, you should carefully remove the callus with a clean razor blade.