Category Archive: Charcot

Charcot Neuroarthropathy: It’s tricky.

April 6, 2018

Imaging in Neuropathic Arthropathy (Charcot Joint) Updated: Nov 12, 2015  Author: Ali Nawaz Khan, MBBS, FRCS, FRCP, FRCR; Chief Editor: Felix S Chew, MD, MBA, MEd  more… Share           Feedback Overview Neuropathic arthropathy (Charcot joint) can be defined as bone and joint changes that occur secondary to loss of sensation and that accompany a variety of disorders. Charcot first described the relationship between loss of sensation and arthropathy in 1868. The radiographic changes of this condition include…

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How RANK-L Testing Could Identify Acute Charcot | Podiatry Today

November 16, 2016

How RANK-L Testing Could Identify Acute Charcot Thursday, 11/10/16 | 257 readsDavid G. Armstrong DPM MD PhD  39  4  1 googleplus0 Could a better test for acute Charcot neuroarthropathy be right around the corner? A recent study in the International Journal of Medical Sciences concludes that a test for receptor activator of nuclear factor-kB ligand (RANK-L) in peripheral blood mononuclear cells could be a complementary tool to use as a marker for Charcot.1 The study focused on nine patients with diabetes and researchers found that RANK-L was…

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November 16, 2016

Could a better test for acute Charcot neuroarthropathy be right around the corner?

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Severe foot pathology predicts death in diabetes : Dermatology News

September 29, 2016

Source: Severe foot pathology predicts death in diabetes : Dermatology News

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Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study – Canadian Journal of Diabetes

September 23, 2016

Data concerning outcomes of Canadian patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) arelimited. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the healing rates and identifythe predictors of poor outcomes following advanced wound care in patients presentingwith DFUs. Source: Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study – Canadian Journal of Diabetes

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When Should You Operate On The Charcot Foot?

March 17, 2015

When Should You Operate On The Charcot Foot? | Podiatry Today.

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