The patient is a 70-year-old male who had a history of at least 20 years of diabetes. He had been referred to this center for wound healing, after failing in medical treatment with repeated debridement in other clinics for curing the festering wen on the posterior left ankle. In fact when we visited him, the main part of the skin of the posterior surface of the left leg, Achilles tendon and half of his calcaneus were gone. it had been candidated for Above-knee amputation in any other clinics which they referred to.
Treatment Method: After 4 steps surgery, 72 sessions of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, receiving appropriate antibiotics, debridement and special daily dressing, all the problems of the patient have been resolved and now he can walk with a special footwear and support as an superseded for the Achilles tendon.