Charcot feet

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Incidental previous fractured fibula. History withheld.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

X-rays of both feet demonstrate midfoot fragmentation and collapse of the medial longitudinal arch. These features are consistent with bilateral Charcot joints. Note arterial calcification.

Case Discussion

This patient is a known poorly controlled diabetic with peripheral neuropathy. 

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Case information

rID: 14116
Published: 30th Jun 2011
Last edited: 4th May 2018
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