Bilateral Charcot joints

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Bilateral foot pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
X-ray

There is increased sclerosis and joint destruction of the left midfoot.

X-ray

There is increased sclerosis and joint destruction of the first metatarsophalangeal joint with some associated debris. 

Case Discussion

This patient has a history of type 1 diabetes and these changes are long-standing, representing neurotrophic joints. 

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Case information

rID: 39161
Case created: 22nd Aug 2015
Last edited: 16th Jan 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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