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Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation; School of Medicine

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Diagnosis | Endocrine System Diseases | Musculoskeletal Diseases | Musculoskeletal, Neural, and Ocular Physiology | Neoplasms | Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases | Orthopedics | Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms | Rehabilitation and Therapy


We present a case of a 64 year-old diabetic male who presented with months of progressively worsening foot pain and swelling, who was initially diagnosed with Charcot joint disease.(CJD) He was ultimately found to have a very rare tumor.


diabetes mellitus, Charcot joint disease, foot pain, swelling, tumor, differential diagnosis, physiatry

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2019 Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting


Poster presentation at the 2019 Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico, February 19-23, 2019.

Co-author Felix Santiago is a medical student at UMass Medical School.



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