A 50-year-old African American woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted with constant bilateral knee and thigh pain and swelling of both knees. Bilateral knee effusions were present. The diagnosis was diabetic myonecrosis. Which statement about this condition is false?
What role do bisphosphonates play in the management of a Charcot joint? Is arthrodesis preferred to osteotomy? What's the most common complication of Charcot foot? Take this mini-quiz.
Diabetes: 3 types of basal insulin; New AHA guidelines for coronary heart disease in women; Polycystic ovary syndrome