Early surgical intervention for Charcot neuroarthropathy while in the active stage

Charcot neuroarthropathy is a destructive process which occurs in patients with peripheral neuropathy, most commonly due to poorly controlled diabetes mellitus. With the diabetic epidemic on the rise, Charcot foot and ankle complications such as ulceration, infection and amputation have become increasingly more prevalent. It is currently thought that CN affects less than 1 percent of all diabetic patients, but up to 29 percent of diabetic patients with sensory peripheral neuropathy are affected by CN

Charcot neuroarthropathy is a destructive process which occurs in patients with peripheral neuropathy, most commonly due to poorly controlled diabetes mellitus. With the diabetic epidemic on the rise, Charcot foot and ankle complications such as ulceration, infection and amputation have become increasingly more prevalent. It is currently thought that CN affects less than 1 percent of all diabetic patients, but up to 29 percent of diabetic patients with sensory peripheral neuropathy are affected by CN

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Early surgical intervention for Charcot neuroarthropathy while in the active stage