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Charcot joint involving foot
- a progressive degenerative / destructive joint disorder in patients with abnormal pain sensation and proprioception.
Mnemonic - 6 Ds of charcot joint
- dense bones (subchondral sclerosis)
- destruction of articular cartilage
- deformity (pencil-point deformity of metatarsal heads)
- debris (loose bodies)