Charcot joint - spine

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Diabetic patient.

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CT

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Case Discussion

Path proven Charcot joint in a diabetic patient. Note the distinctive difference in bone density above and below the Charcot joint (sclerotic above and lucent below). 

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Case information

rID: 7198
Case created: 16th Sep 2009
Last edited: 12th May 2016
Tag: spine
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