Diabetes, Foot care, Foot Care Specialist, Foot Doctor, Foot Doctor Anthony Chionis, Podiatrist Gallary Of Foot Diseases / Abnormalities Gallery July 10, 2013 Tony 1 Comment Diseases And Abnormalities This is a condition called Onychogryphosis or ram’s horn nails. This is a condition that a Foot Doctor Specialist commonly treats and that is an ingrown toe nail. This is a patient who requires diabetic foot care. Irritated corn on toe of foot. Dry skin in the heel of the foot. This is a front view of a bunion on the patient’s left foot. This is a side view of a bunion on the patient’s left foot. This is a foot condition called Raynauds Phenomenon. The left toe of the foot condition called Raynauds Phenomenon. Right side of the foot condition called Raynauds Phenomenon. This is the side view of the foot of a patient’s toes that are infected by fungi. This is a picture of two toes that are infected by fungi that was untreated. Neglected Fungal Foot Toe Nails. Interesting callus formation. Corn that may become ulcerated if untreated. The toe is bent and hits the shoe every time the person walks. This condition is caused by allowing diabetes to take its course without treatment. Painful calluses from hammer toe deformities. Subungual hematoma from trauma to the toe nail. Paronychia is a nail disease of a bacterial foot. Another example of Paronychia that is a nail disease of a bacterial foot. Infection of pinky toe is due by diabetic neuropathy by wearing improper slippers. Another view of an infected pinky toe. Infection under the nail that if left untreated causes increased pain and possible hospitalization. The nail needs to be cut down to expose the pus and remove it. Decubitus Ulcers of the feet can increase rehabilitation time and a threat to the patient’s overall recovery. An early sign starts in the patient heel. Protection of the heel and avoiding breakdown in the skin is necessary. The foot Doctor Specialist examined the patient’s foot which showed health problems that the patient is experiencing. See more explanation on picture to the right. The Patient has in this case severe swelling of the ankles and feet which may indicate congestive heart failure. This picture shows the effects of nerve damage from diabetes on the patients foot. The patient has decreased nerve sensation and didn’t feel the nail being loose from the nail bed. The patient’s didn’t feel his nail being town-off from the bed of the toe. Then the patient peeled the nail off the toe and caused the affected wound. This is what happens when people have the bone by the big toe (called the first metatarsal) is lower than the other part of the forefoot. The patient did a great deal of walking with improper shoes. The area becomes hot and painful when the skin broke down and infection occur.