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  Asymptomatic bilateral Köhler's disease: A case report [Eastern J Med]
Eastern J Med. 2013; 18(1): 32-33

Asymptomatic bilateral Köhler's disease: A case report

Savaþ Güner1, Albert Çakar2, Mehmet Fethi Ceylan1, Ali Murat Kalender3, Mehmet Hamdi Þahan4
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Köhler’s disease is the idiopathic osteochondrosis of the tarsal navicula. It is an uncommon disorder of the foot. Köhler’s disease is a bening disease and recoverable itself. Main symptom of the disease is pain in the midfoot. Treatment is symptomatic. Generally, surgery is not necessary. The popular choices of treatment are shoe support and cast immobilization. In this article, we presented a-six year old boy who had bilateral Köhler’s disease.

Keywords: Köhler’s disease, osteochondrosis, foot


Savaþ Güner, Albert Çakar, Mehmet Fethi Ceylan, Ali Murat Kalender, Mehmet Hamdi Þahan. Asymptomatic bilateral Köhler's disease: A case report. Eastern J Med. 2013; 18(1): 32-33


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