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Kohler disease


Other Names for this 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
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Symptoms

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What are the signs and symptoms of Kohler disease?

The signs and symptoms of Kohler disease vary, but may include:[1][2]
  • Swelling of the foot
  • Redness of the affected area
  • Tenderness, particularly along the length of the arch
  • Limp or abnormal gait (style of walking)
Symptoms may worsen if weight is put on the affected foot, which can make walking painful and difficult.[2]
Last updated: 2/18/2015

References
  1. Bernardo Vargas. Kohler Disease. Medscape Reference. September 2014; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1234753-overview.
  2. Kohler Disease. NORD. February 2008; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/800/viewAbstract.


Other Names for this 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
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.