Items tagged “diabetes”
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Diabetic myonecrosis is an uncommon complication of diabetes mellitus, occurring in patients with chronic poor glycemic control. Epidemiology There is a slight predilection for females and patients with type 1 diabetes. The average age of presentation is 40 years. Clinical presentation Pat...
Ghost sign (Charcot joint)
The ghost sign is seen when a Charcot joint is complicated by an osteomyelitis. It is most commonly seen in the setting of a diabetic foot. It refers to the poor definition of the margins of a bone on a T1 weighted image, which reappears after contrast injection 1.