A case presentation of Charcot s joint which is caused by arachnoid cyst

M. Cevdet Avkan, Bulent Alparslan, Nihat Tosun, Suleyman Kocaman,

Abstract

Charcot s joint is a destructive arthropathy, which develops in weight bearing joints, due to pain and proprioseptive sensory absence. it is most often seen in the knee. the hip, and ankle. Vertebra is rarely involved. An 18 year-old women treated by the diagnosis with Charcot s joint involved vertebra plus knee is reported.

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