Pedal neuroarthropathy in a nondiabetic patient as a result of long-term amiodarone use.J Foot Ankle Surg. 2009 May-Jun; 48(3):362-4.JF
In this article, we describe a case of a man without diabetes with a long history of amiodarone use. He presented with a foot deformity and plantar ulceration. Examination showed him to have a symmetrical peripheral neuropathy and findings consistent with a Charcot foot. Extensive investigations failed to find other causes for his neuropathy, other than his amiodarone use. We believe that this is the first reported case of a neuropathic foot deformity and ulceration occurring with amiodarone use, and we feel that it is important to point out the association of this commonly used antiarrythmic drug with this form of neuropathic osteoarthropathy.
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