Arthrodesis of the diabetic neuropathic ankle joint.

Abstract

At the authors' institution from 1964 to 1984, ankle arthrodesis was performed in 13 patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus who had a history of ankle sprain or fracture. Nine patients were diagnosed by clinical exam as having a peripheral neuropathy; nine patients had roentgenographic evidence of neuropathic arthropathy prior to surgery. Follow… (More)

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