TITLE

If every Charcot looked the same

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Matthew
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Diabetes Digest;2013, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p184
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a cohort study on the management of all acute Charcot foot (ACF) cases diagnosed through magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Treatment included complete immobilisation and offloading of the affected foot and crutches and a removable total contact cast (TCC) were provided. It was inferred that ACF healing is more effective when diagnosed at stage zero instead of stage one from 59 patients having a total of 71 ACF cases.
ACCESSION #
93451078

 

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