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Clinical Features of Charcot Foot (Diabetic Neuroarthropathy)

Purpose:

To evaluate a diabetic for signs of Charcot foot (neuroarthropathy of the feet).

Specialty:

Endocrinology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, complications

ICD-10:

E10.4

Description:

Charcot foot (diabetic neuroarthropathy) refers to degenerative osteoarthropathy that may affect one or both feet of a diabetic. It is a result of recurrent trauma that goes unrecognized after a peripheral neuropathy develops.

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