Total knee arthroplasty in Charcot and Charcot-like joints.

@article{Soudry1986TotalKA,
  title={Total knee arthroplasty in Charcot and Charcot-like joints.},
  author={Michael Soudry and R Binazzi and Norman A. Johanson and Peter G. Bullough and John Nevil Insall},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1986},
  volume={208},
  pages={199-204}
}
Nine total knee arthroplasties were performed in seven patients with the diagnosis of neuropathic arthropathy. The patients were divided into two groups, classical Charcot and Charcot-like. The histopathological findings in all of the knees, however, were essentially the same. These included hyperplastic synovium with bone and/or cartilage detritus, severe disorganization of the articular cartilage with invasion by a fibrous pannus, and hemosiderin deposits in synovial macrophages. Chronic… CONTINUE READING
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