Mueller Weiss syndrome (bilateral)

Case contributed by Dr Francis Fortin

Presentation

Left ankle pain with slight oedema and redness. Pain upon palpation of the left mid-foot.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Bilateral comma-shaped navicular bones compatible with prior avascular necrosis (Mueller Weiss syndrome).

Selected images from an MRI of the left foot once again show the comma-shaped navicular bone suggesting Mueller Weiss syndrome. There is associated bone marrow edema and degenerative changes.

Case Discussion

An Aunt Minnie case of bilateral symmetric Mueller Weiss syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 60294
Published: 16th May 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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