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Glomangiomatosis Concentrated in the Ankle with Varied Appearances: A Case Report – Corrected Proof

April 14, 2014

Abstract: Glomangiomatosis is an exceedingly rare condition. This report details a case of multiple glomangiomas concentrated in the ankle of a 59-year-old male. Despite identical histological findings, the lesions displayed varied clinical features at physical examination, at magnetic resonance imaging, and upon further examination after excision.

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Successful Salvage of Complicated Calcaneal Blastomycosis in Disseminated Disease with Staged Surgical Reconstruction and Local–Systemic Antifungal…

April 14, 2014

Abstract: Disseminated blastomycosis can be a devastating disease, affecting multiple organ systems, including the musculoskeletal system. Osteomyelitis from disseminated disease can be difficult to eradicate but is particularly important to successfully manage in the load-bearing bones of the lower extremity.

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Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis with Intra-articular Distraction – Corrected Proof

April 8, 2014

Abstract: Arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis has shown high rates of union comparable to those with open arthrodesis but with substantially less postoperative morbidity, shorter operative times, less blood loss, and shorter hospital stays. To easily perform arthroscopic resection of the articular cartilage, sufficient distraction of the joint is necessary to insert the arthroscope and instruments.

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Associations between MRI Findings and Symptoms in Patients with Chronic Ankle Sprain – Corrected Proof

April 8, 2014

Abstract: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides an accurate method of observing and diagnosing injuries of the ligament complex of the ankle. However, the association between ankle symptoms and MRI findings has been unclear. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between ankle pain and MRI findings

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Trichophyton Rubrum Osteomyelitis after Calcaneus External Fixation Pin Stabilization of a Pilon Fracture – Corrected Proof

April 7, 2014

Abstract: Fungal organisms are an uncommon cause of osteomyelitis, and no dermatophyte osteomyelitis infections have been reported in published studies. We present the case of Trichophyton rubrum osteomyelitis of the calcaneus

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Revision Hallux Valgus: Causes and Correction Options

April 1, 2014

The need for revision hallux valgus surgery is a problem all surgeons encounter. Revision of a failed hallux valgus surgery is often difficult, and very little research exists and few papers have been presented on the topic. Hallux valgus failure has multiple causes, including reoccurrence, avascular necrosis, malunion, nonunion, and hallux varus

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Surgical Treatment of a Brown Recluse Spider Bite: A Case Study and Literature Review – Corrected Proof

March 24, 2014

Abstract: Spider bite envenomation can cause local, constitutional, and/or systemic symptoms. The present case study reports on 5 years of follow-up for a “probable” brown recluse spider bite of the foot and ankle that was refractory to conservative treatment and was subsequently treated with surgery.

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Successful Arthrodesis of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint in Patients with Inflammatory and Noninflammatory Arthritis: A Comparative Analysis -…

March 24, 2014

Abstract: Arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint has been a reliable treatment option for end-stage osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The disease process is very different between these 2 types of degeneration. It is unknown whether first MTP fusions performed for each disease process will heal the same or differently

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