Charcot feet

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Incidental previous fractured fibula. History withheld.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female


Case Discussion

This patient is a known poorly controlled diabetic  - note the arterial calcification and toe amputations - with peripheral neuropathy. Xrays demonstrate midfoot fragmentation and collapse of the medial longitudinal arc. These features are consistent with bilateral Charcot joints

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Case information

rID: 14116
Case created: 30th Jun 2011
Last edited: 14th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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