IJCM  Vol.2 No.5 , November 2011
Kohler’s Disease Secondary to Tarsal Pyogenic Arthritis
ABSTRACT
Kohler’s disease is an osteochondrosis of the tarsal navicular bone. The exact causes of osteochondrosis remain unknown. We report a 4-year-old girl with a haematogenous tarsal arthritis who developed a Köhler’s disease immediately after the infection. It is hypothesised that avascular necrosis of the navicular bone was developed secondary to pyogenic arthritis.

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nullA. Tagarro, J. Yebra, M. Steiner, N. Bonsfills, J. Albillos, A. Sánchez, L. Cid and A. Cañete, "Kohler’s Disease Secondary to Tarsal Pyogenic Arthritis," International Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 2 No. 5, 2011, pp. 633-635. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2011.25107.
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