F-18 FDG PET/CT scanning in Charcot disease: a brief report.

@article{Pickwell2011F18FP,
  title={F-18 FDG PET/CT scanning in Charcot disease: a brief report.},
  author={Kristy M Pickwell and Marinus P G van Kroonenburgh and Ren{\'e} E. Weijers and Pauline V van Hirtum and Maya S. P. Huijberts and Nicolaas C. Schaper},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={
          8-10
        }
}
PURPOSE because of the increasing prevalence of diabetes, complications of diabetes will also become more prevalent. The pathophysiology of Charcot neuro-osteoarthropathy (Charcot disease) as a complication of diabetes is still enigmatic. As a consequence, the optimal diagnostic, follow-up, and therapeutic strategies are unclear. To obtain more insight into the relation between bony abnormalities and the (concurrent) inflammatory response in acute Charcot disease, thereby creating more insight… CONTINUE READING
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