Charcot’s Elbow Following Syringomyelia: Revisited

Suman, CPS and Pandey, Vivek and Acharya, Kiran V (2014) Charcot’s Elbow Following Syringomyelia: Revisited. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 52 (194). pp. 807-809.

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Neuropathic arthropathy of the elbow joint is uncommon with a reported incidence of 3-8%only.The natural history, pathogenesis and management approaches are debatable with an absence ofclear guidelines. We report two cases of Charcot’s elbow following syringomyelia with ulnar nerve manifestations. One patient required debulkingsynovectomy and ulnar nerve decompression while the other was managed conservatively. The article aims to enrich the limited knowledge of managing Charcot’s elbow.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Charcot’s joint; Elbow; Syringomyelia; Ulnar nerve
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Orthopaedics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2015 04:53
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2015 04:53

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