An unusual complication following Charcot neuroarthropathy

Morley, R. and F. Webb. The Diabetic Foot Journal, 2018. 21(2): p. 107-114.
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A clinical case study of a patient presenting with a rare case of haematogenous osteomyelitis occurring in charcot neuroarthropathy (CN). After 15 weeks of failed treatment for CN, ulcerations appeared on the lateral and medial aspects of the foot. A bone biopsy was performed followed by thorough irrigation with a povidone iodine and saline 50/50 mix. STIMULAN beads were placed as a carrier material for gentamicin and vancomycin and administered into the biopsy sites and ulceration. At 6 months all wounds had healed, the infection had resolved and charcot neuroarthropathy had reached the inactive phase. At 12 months post initial presentation, the foot remains infection and ulcer free. The abstract can be read, and the full paper can be obtained here.

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