Osteochondrosis of the tarsal bone
Synonyms: Aseptic necrosis of the tarsal bone | Avascular necrosis of the tarsal bone | Kohler disease
A rare bone disease characterized by avascular necrosis of the navicular bone in children. Patients present with sudden unexplained foot pain inability to bear weight and limping. Radiographic features include flattening fragmentation and patchy sclerosis of the navicular bone. Soft tissue swelling may be associated. The condition is most commonly unilateral and self-limiting. Boys are more often affected than girls.
Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.
Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.
Newly diagnosed with
Osteochondrosis of the tarsal bone?
Our RARE Concierge Services Guides are available to assist you by providing information, resources and connections as you navigate your rare disease journey.