Kohler disease

Case contributed by Dr Yen Huynh


Stomped on by another child, limping and unable to weight bear.

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Male

The navicular bone is fragmented, sclerotic and collapsed with associated overlying soft tissue swelling.  

The rest of the forefoot and mid foot bones are unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Kohler disease is the eponymous name for avascular necrosis of the navicular in pediatric patients.

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Case information

rID: 60112
Published: 22nd Jun 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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