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Table 1 Participant Characteristics, Clinical Findings, and Demographics

From: Correlating pre-operative MRI measurements of metatarsal Osteomyelitis with surgical clean margins reveals the need for a one centimeter resection margin

Characteristics Total (n) (%)
Size of wound: n = 19
  < 1 cm 5 26.3
 1–5 cm 13 68.4
  > 5 cm 1 5.3
Purulence: n = 19
 Yes 3 15.8
 No 16 84.2
Probe to bone: n = 19
 Yes 12 63.2
 No 7 36.8
Chronicity of Wound: n = 19
 Unsure 6 31.6
  < 2 weeks 1 5.3
  > 2 weeks 12 63.2
Anatomical Distribution of Metatarsal OM: n = 24
 1 1 4.1
 2 4 16.7
 3 3 12.5
 4 3 12.5
 5 13 54.2
Comorbidities: n = 19
 Diabetes 14 73.7
 Hypertension 14 73.7
 Peripheral arterial disease 7 36.8
 Cardiovascular disease 5 20.8
 Renal insufficiency 3 15.8
 Liver Cirrhosis 3 15.8
Findings on Xray or MRI: n = 19
 Subcutaneous emphysema 1 5.3
 Abscess 1 5.3
WBC: n = 19
  < 10 8 42.1
 Ten to 14 6 31.6
  > 14 5 26.3
ESR: n = 19
  < 60 11 57.9
 60–90 5 26.3
  > 90 3 15.8
A1c: n = 19
  < 6.5 11 57.9
 Six.5 to nine 6 31.6
  > 9 7 36.8