Charcot joint

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Plantar ulcer, history of diabetes

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female
CT

Alteration of size, structure and density of the tarsal bone structures compatible with a diabetic neuropathy. Increased soft tissue volume, with small ulcer plantar region, no collections are shown between the soft tissues.

Case Discussion

Neuropathic joint which affects the intertarsal joints leading to joint disorganization, dislocation and destruction.

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Case information

rID: 36629
Published: 11th Jul 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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