Charcot foot

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Peripheral neuropathy in type I diabetes mellitus. Foot deformity and gait disturbance with minor pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
X-ray

Destruction of the tarsometatarsal (Lisfranc) joint with dorsal subluxation of the medial cuneiform, 1st and second metatarsals. Periostal reaction and new bone formation at the 1st and 2nd metatarsals.

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Case information

rID: 14933
Case created: 6th Sep 2011
Last edited: 23rd Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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