Can Bisphosphonates Lead To Better Charcot Treatment?

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Here is a lateral radiograph of a midfoot Charcot deformity with recurrence after an attempted surgical reconstruction.
Here is a lateral radiograph that reveals complete rearfoot collapse due to Charcot.
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By William Scott Rogers

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