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Table 1 clinical characteristics and MRI findings

From: Routine MRI findings of the asymptomatic foot in diabetic patients with unilateral Charcot foot

  diabetic patients matched controls non-matched, non-diabetic, younger controls
number(f/m) 10(5/5) 10(5/5) 10(4/6)
diabetes type-1, n 3 0 0
diabetes type-2, n 7 0 0
duration of diabetes, yrs 24(20-27) 0 0
age, yrs 59(53-65) 58(52-64) 45(37-53)
body mass index, kg/m2 29(26-33) 28(26-30) 25(23-27)
polyneuropathy, n 10 0 0
MRI skeletal damage, n 8 0 0
T1 weighted SI in% of phantom SI    
..soft tissue 102(80-126) 104(99-109) 105(101-110)
..calcaneus 112(100-123) 102(96-108) 107(102-112)
..tibia* 64(49-80)** 85(76-93) 82(77-86)
  1. SI = signal intensity; means (95% confidence intervals),*p < 0.005 versus calcaneus and soft tissue, respectively;** p < 0.05 versus tibia in controls