Table 2—

Eventual outcome of 402 neuropathic ulcers categorized by cross-sectional area

<1 cm21–3 cm2>3 cm2
Healed without surgery286 (96.3)64 (87.7)23 (71.9)
Persisting unhealed2 (0.7)0 (0.0)3 (9.4)
Resolved by either amputation or death9 (3.0)9 (12.3)6 (18.8)
  • Data are n (%).