Kohler disease

Case contributed by Dr Noyan Zenger


Foot pain.


Increased density and flattening of the navicular. 


Loss of signal intensity in marrow of navicular bone.

Case Discussion

Navicular osteonecrosis can be either idiopathic or traumatic.

Kohler's Disease is a condition of the midfoot of young children. Kohler's Disease is most common in children around the age of 5 years (age 3-7 years). These children will typically complain of foot pain or may limp slightly.

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Case information

rID: 12742
Published: 6th Jan 2011
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
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