What is Buschke disease of the cuneiform bones?

The cuneiform bones are 3 bones (medial, intermediate and lateral) in the midfoot at the top of the arch of the foot. Buschke disease of the cuneiform bones is a very rare disorder of one or more of these bones due to a disruption of blood supply to part of the bone.

The most common ages are ages 5-6 years with boys more often affected than girls. Pain and limping are the most common symptoms.

Treatment is best aimed at reducing physical activity and the use of foot supports.

Osteochondrosis of the Cuneiform Bones (Buschke disease)

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