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What is the definition of Kohler Disease?
Kohler disease is a condition that affects a bone at the arch of the foot called the tarsal navicular bone. X-rays show that this bone is initially compressed and later breaks into pieces before healing and hardening back into bone. Signs and symptoms of the condition include swelling, redness and/or tenderness of the affected foot which can lead to a limp or abnormal gait (style of walking). Although the exact underlying cause of Kohler disease is unknown, some scientists suspect that it may be caused by excessive strain on the tarsal navicular bone and its associated blood vessels before the bone is completely ossified (hardened).
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What are the alternative names for Kohler Disease?
  • Kohler disease
  • Aseptic necrosis of the tarsal bone
  • Kohler's Disease
  • Kohler's Disease of the Tarsal Navicular
  • Kohler's Osteochondrosis of the Tarsal Navicular
  • Navicular Osteochondrosis
  • OBSOLETE: Osteochondritis of tarsal/metatarsal bone
  • Osteochondritis of tarsal/metatarsal bone
  • Osteochondrosis of the tarsal bone
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What are the latest Kohler Disease Clinical Trials?
Evaluation of Polymorphisms in the Vitamin D Receptor and Involved in Inflammation Associated With Vertebral Osteochondrosis

Summary: The present study is proposed for the identification of phenotype, biochemical and genetic markers in adult symptomatic spinal osteochondrosis to promote the early diagnosis of this pathological condition and to establish possible therapeutic targets that favor a conservative approach aimed at treating patients.

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The Effect of Rıgıd Brace on Spinopelvic Parameters and GAP Score in Adolescents With Structural Hyperkyphosis

Summary: This study aimed to investigate the effect of rıgıd brace treatment on spinopelvic parameters and GAP score in patients with adolescent hyperkyphosis. This was a retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. Thirty-two patients who were diagnosed with structural hyperkyphosis and treated with CAD-CAM design rigid brace were included in the study in Formed Healthcare Scoliosis Treatment a...

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

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