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In its more common form, the neuropatia cause symptoms of parestesias (formigamento, dormncia, damping), generally in the extremities (feet, legs and hands). With the progression of the illness, the insensibilidade of the region can occur attack. The injury can become more serious when reaching responsible nerves for the regulation of the functions of internal agencies in the organism (autonmica neuropatia), responsible for symptoms of diverse nature, such which, sexual impotence, intestinais reduction of the arterial pressure (when the foot patient this) and alterations in the functioning of the digestive device (diarrias, constipations, me the digestion) or still, of the urinria bladder (IT HISSES, 2007). Such cited alterations above directly are related with development of the Diabetic Foot. According to Ochoa-Vigo, (2005): ' ' Diabetic foot is called a multifaceted fisiopatolgico state, characterized for injuries that appear in the feet of the person with diabetes mellitus and occur as consequncia of neuropatia in 90% of the cases, of peripheral vascular illness and of deformidades' '. The injuries generally elapse of trauma and frequently gangrena and infection are complicated with, caused for imperfections in the cicatrizao process which can result in amputation, when precocious and adequate treatment is not instituted. The diabetic foot is considered one of the main complications of the diabetic patient, whom had to the great upheaval that cause, that is, the carrying patient of the diabetic foot, without treatment can take it an amputation and with this the financial costs if they become high, and, moreover, this patient will have that to be fit inside of the new limitations that this amputation causes. As, Celoi Maria Rabbit, in its article of 2009: ' ' The diabetic foot is one of the devastadoras chronic complications of the Diabetes Mellitus, in function of the great number of cases that evolve for amputation. This term is used to characterize the injury that occurs in the feet of the carriers of Diabetes Mellitus, decurrent of the combination of the motor and autonmica sensitive neuropatia peripheral chronicle, of the peripheral vascular illness, the biomechanic alterations whom they take the abnormal pressure plantar and of infection, that can be gifts and to aggravate caso&#039 still more; '.

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