Case of bilateral hip joint Charcot arthropathy in a paediatric patient

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Abstract

An adolescent girl came with swelling of both thighs with difficulty in walking for a few months. Based on clinical, and radiological evaluation and nerve conduction studies, she was diagnosed to be having bilateral hips Charcot's arthropathy due to hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy type 4. Other common causes of Charcot arthropathy were ruled out. The patient was conservatively managed and parents were educated about preventive measures. Through this case report, we want to highlight the myriad number of manifestations and clinical presentations of a child presenting with hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy type 4.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBMJ Case Reports
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 02-01-2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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