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Early Detection of Ulcer using the Non Invasive Thermograpgy Technique on the Foot Images

IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Digital Image and Signal Processing
© 2016 by IJCA Journal
NCDISP 2016 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2016
Monali D. Rathod
Ramesh R. Manza
Deepali D. Rathod

Monali D Rathod, Ramesh R Manza and Deepali D Rathod. Article: Early Detection of Ulcer using the Non Invasive Thermograpgy Technique on the Foot Images. IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Digital Image and Signal Processing NCDISP 2016(1):10-14, August 2016. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Monali D. Rathod and Ramesh R. Manza and Deepali D. Rathod},
	title = {Article: Early Detection of Ulcer using the Non Invasive Thermograpgy Technique on the Foot Images},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Digital Image and Signal Processing},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {NCDISP 2016},
	number = {1},
	pages = {10-14},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


Day by day the numbers of diabetic patients are increasing rapidly. In diabetes ulcer is a major complication and once the ulcer is occurring then it does not cure easily. Ulcer can be prevented if it is detected in early stage. For detection of diabetes there are many pathological techniques are available, but all they are invasive techniques and many people have panic of that so they avoid for regular diabetes checkup. Thermography is used for detection of ulcer area and this technique is totally non-invasive technique. Thermography is working on heat which is naturally emitted from the human body. High temperature under the foot is a symptom of diabetic neuropathy, and if this symptom is detected using a thermal technique then detection of ulcer in early stage is possible.


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