Kohlers Disease

by Admin on March 28, 2012

Kohlers disease is a problem with the navicular bone at the top of the arch of the foot that occurs in growing children. The most common age for this to occur is around 5 years. The problem is due to the blood supply to the bone being compromised. Usually the child present with pain over the dorsum of the foot and often a limp. The treatment is usually to place the foot in a walking brace or splint.

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Kohlers Disease | Kohler’s Disease | Kohlers Disease | Navicular disorder in 4 year old boy

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