J Foot Ankle Surg 2021 May 21. Epub 2021 May 21.
Associate Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX. Electronic address:
Charcot neuroarthropathy secondary to diabetes mellitus is a serious complication, requiring specialist management. As a relatively rare pathology bearing similarity to other, more common diseases, it may be misdiagnosed at initial presentation, potentially leading to delays in appropriate management. We conducted a 2-part online survey of primary care physicians within an academic medical institution to assess knowledge of presentation, complications, diagnosis, and treatment of Charcot neuropathy. Read More