The major cause of amputation around the world. In developed nations, trauma usually occurs as a result of industrial accidents, farming accidents, or motor vehicle accidents, which include automobiles, motorcycles and trains.
The major diseases that contribute to amputation are vascular diseases, diabetes and tumors.
|foot gangrene causes by diabetes|
3) Conginetal deformities
Accounts for a small portion of reported amputations. In these cases a child is born with an abnormally shortened, malformed limb or no limb at all.
PERCENTAGE OF LIMB AMPUTATION AT ALL LEVEL