Antibiotic-Loaded Cement Beads for Charcot Ankle Osteomyelitis

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The concomitant presence of osteomyelitis and diabetic Charcot neuroarthropathy of the foot and ankle places those patients affected at increased risk for limb loss. Antibiotic-loaded cement has been reported to be useful in the treatment of deep soft tissue and joint infections. The authors present an overview of this adjunctive treatment modality and present a case report using antibiotic-loaded cement beads in staged reconstruction for Charcot ankle osteomyelitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)274-277
Number of pages4
JournalFoot & Ankle Specialist
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2010


  • Charcot disease
  • neurological problems
  • osteomyelitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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