Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Endoscopic Plantar Fascia Debridement for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis

July 27, 2016

When conservative therapy fails for chronic plantar fasciitis, surgical intervention may be an option. Surgical techniques that maintain the integrity of the plantar fascia will have less risk of destabilizing the foot and will retain foot function. Endoscopic debridement of the plantar fascia can be performed reproducibly to reduce pain and maintain function of the foot.

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Effects of custom-made textile insoles on plantar pressure distribution and lower limb EMG activity during turning

July 13, 2016

Turning during locomotion involves considerable changes of the body’s center of mass and reduced stability, as well as lower limb kinematics and kinetics. However, many previous studies have been carried out t…

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Dermatological Manifestations of the Lower Extremity

July 1, 2016

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Lower Extremity Skin Manifestations: A Multidisciplinary Effort

July 1, 2016

I am pleased to bring you a joint effort between podiatric physicians and dermatologists to update you on lower-extremity dermatologic conditions. I gathered the best in the field to show the partnership, camaraderie, and interplay that exist between podiatric medicine and dermatology

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Dermatologic Manifestations of the Lower Extremity

July 1, 2016

Nail surgery is a fundamental component of podiatric surgery.

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Lower Extremity Skin Manifestations

April 22, 2016

This issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery is dedicated to pathological skin conditions of the lower extremity. Various topics from plantar verrucae, psoriasis, fungal infections, hyperhidrosis, and melanoma lesions are well covered in a comprehensive manner by our expert Guest Editor, Dr Vlahovic and invited authors.

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Melanoma of the Foot

April 13, 2016

Melanoma is a rare form of skin cancer that is responsible for most skin cancer deaths globally.

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Importance of Vehicles in Topical Treatment of Fungal Infections

April 6, 2016

Topical drug therapies are commonly used to manage dermatologic diseases and their manifestations in the skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes. Compared with systemic treatment, topical drug delivery provides 2 notable benefits in the management of skin diseases.

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Adverse Drug Reactions of the Lower Extremities

March 29, 2016

Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are a common cause of dermatologic consultation, involving 2 to 3 per 100 medical inpatients in the United States. Female patients are 1.3 to 1.5 times more likely to develop ADRs, except in children less than 3 years of age, among whom boys are more often affected. Certain drugs are more frequent causes, including aminopenicillins, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.

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The Human Papillomavirus and Its Role in Plantar Warts

March 29, 2016

Viral warts or verruca pedis (plantar warts) are common skin conditions seen in both children and adults. Human papilloma virus (HPV), a DNA virus, is responsible for plantar verrucae.

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