Annals of Case Reports and Clinical Studies (ISSN: 2834-5673) | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Tropical Diabetic Hand Syndrome: A Case Report

Tanveer Ahmad Bhat*

DepartmentofPlastic Surgery andBurns,King SaudMedicalCity(KSMC), RiyadhKingdomofSaudiArabia

*Correspondence to: Tanveer Ahmad Bhat 

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Tropical Diabetic Hand Syndrome (TDHS) is a rare but dreadful complication of diabetes mellitus affectingpatients across the tropics. It is characterized by complex hand sepsis with variable presentation and often resultsfromtrivialtrauma.Itcanleadtopermanentdisabilityas wellas deathifthepresentationisdelayed,diagnoses ismissed timely or late surgical management. Our case report will further enlighten the healthcare workers to theexistenceofthisrarecomplex handsepsis.


Diabetes; Sepsis; Debridement; Amputation


Tanveer Ahmad Bhat, Hesham Alokaiki, Maha Hanawi, Ahmad Almanhali, Ebtisam Alhuwaider,Mohammad Ehsan Rashidi,, etal. Tropical Diabetic Hand Syndrome: A Case Report. Ann Case Rep Clin Stud.2023;2(1):1-7.