Mueller Weiss syndrome


History of left foot pain. NAF-PET showed navicular bone uptake.

Patient Data

Age: 45-year-old
Gender: Female

Disfigured (coma shaped) left navicular bone with collapse and sclerotic changes of its lateral aspect.

Incidentally noted os peroneum.

Case Discussion

Mueller-Weiss syndrome is the name of adult onset spontaneous avascular necrosis of the navicular bone which is a rare disease, affecting females more than males.

Usually, the patient presents with foot pain.

X-ray shows characteristic imaging findings with collapse and sclerosis of the lateral aspect of the navicular bone. 

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Case information

rID: 45415
Published: 24th May 2016
Last edited: 17th Dec 2020
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