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Pigmented Onychomatricoma: A Rare Pigmented Nail Unit Tumor Presenting as Longitudinal Melanonychia That Has Potential for Misdiagnosis as Melanoma

July 21, 2014

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In-office Distal Symes Lesser Toe Amputation—A Safe, Reliable, and Cost-effective Treatment of Diabetes-related Tip of Toe Ulcers Complicated by…

July 21, 2014

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Joint Salvage After Neglected Intra-Articular Physeal Fracture of the Hallux in High-Level Gymnasts

July 18, 2014

Chronic sports-related injuries involving the hallux are well known in adult populations. However, they are less frequently described in adolescents.

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Plantar Flexor Muscle Architecture Changes as a Result of Eccentric Exercise in Patients With Achilles Tendinosis

July 18, 2014

Eccentric training for Achilles tendinosis (AT) has been reported to significantly improve patient symptoms. There has been no biomechanical explanation on the mechanism for specific rehabilitation technique. The purpose of this study was to determine changes in muscle architecture that occurred as a result of Achilles tendinosis injury and a subsequent eccentric rehabilitation program

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Static Versus Dynamic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Detection of Plantar Plate Pathology

July 15, 2014

Musculoskeletal ultrasound (US) is a common modality used to examine plantar plate pathology. Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of static versus dynamic ultrasound has not been previously published. The objective of this study was to prospectively compare the value of using preoperative static and dynamic ultrasound findings to diagnose plantar plate pathology using intraoperative inspection as the standard of reference.

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A Modified Technique for Fixation of Chronic Instability of the Distal Tibiofibular Syndesmosis Using a Wire and Button – Corrected Proof

July 14, 2014

Abstract: Distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injury accounts for 1% to 11% of soft tissue injuries of the ankle. Some acute syndesmotic injuries will fail to heal effectively owing to inadequate treatment or misdiagnosis, eventually resulting in chronic instability, which can destroy the stability of the ankle joint. Various surgical techniques have been described for fixation of the syndesmosis

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