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Charcot's Joint

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Charcot's Joint, Charcot Joint, Neurogenic Arthropathy, Neuroarthropathy, Charcot Neuropathy

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  • Pathophysiology
  1. Joint degeneration from loss of proprioception
  2. Often affects weight bearing joints (knee or ankle)
  • Symptoms
  1. Relatively painless in contrast to severe deformity
  • Signs
  1. Loss of joint contour
  2. Great joint instability and hypermobility
  • Imaging
  1. Severe joint degeneration