Foot and Ankle Specialist

"Swan Neck Deformity" of the Second Toe Corrected by Flexor Digitorum Longus to Flexor Digitorum Brevis Tenodesis

August 20, 2014

“Swan neck deformity” of the second toe is a rare deformity. It is a hyperextension of the proximal interphalangeal joint. The patient may complain of painful callosity underneath the proximal interphalangeal joint.

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Bullous Pemphigoid After Bilateral Forefoot Surgery

August 20, 2014

The case of a 76-year-old woman who developed blisters on both forefeet within 2 weeks of bilateral forefoot surgery is reported; the diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid was made by histological and immunofluorescence studies.

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The "Joint-Elevation" Calcaneus Fracture: A Rare Variant of the Intra-Articular Calcaneus Fracture-Dislocation

August 20, 2014

Calcaneus fractures are the most commonly fractured tarsal bone with approximately 75% being intra-articular in nature.

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