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Influence of a Metatarsus Adductus Foot Type on Plantar Pressures During Walking in Adults Using a Pedobarograph

January 30, 2015

Metatarsus adductus is a relatively common congenital foot deformity that is often unrecognized at birth. Thus, the adult foot with metatarsus adductus is prone to pathologic entities that have been theorized to result from lateral column overload.

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American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons’ Clinical Consensus Statement: Perioperative Prophylactic Antibiotic Use in Clean Elective Foot Surgery

January 24, 2015

Some controversy exists regarding the use of antibiotic prophylaxis in elective foot and ankle surgery. A task force was appointed by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) to provide a clinical consensus statement on this topic.

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Heel Lipoma Mimicking Plantar Fasciitis in a Ballroom Dancer

January 23, 2015

The present case illustrates a lipoma as an unusual cause of heel pain.

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Calcaneal Chondroblastoma with Pathologic Fracture and Recurrence

January 23, 2015

Chondroblastomas account for 80% of cases.

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Gait Analysis Before and After Achilles Tendon Surgical Suture in a Single-Subject Study: A Case Report

January 23, 2015

Achilles tendon rupture is a disabling injury that requires a long recovery time.

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Screw Fixation Diameter for Fifth Metatarsal Jones Fracture: A Cadaveric Study

January 23, 2015

The fifth metatarsal Jones fracture is a well-documented injury occurring at the proximal diaphyseal-metaphyseal junction.

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Distraction Arthroplasty With Arthroscopic Microfracture in a Patient With Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Ankle Joint

January 22, 2015

We treated a 39-year-old female who had experienced destruction of her ankle joint owing to rheumatoid arthritis.

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Weber C Ankle Fractures: A Retrospective Audit of Screw Number, Size, Complications, and Retrieval Rates

January 22, 2015

Tibiofibular transfixation of Weber C injuries using a diastasis screw is the current method of fixation. However, controversy remains regarding the screw size and number, number of cortices engaged, and the interval to screw removal.

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Irreducible Ankle Fracture-Dislocation Due to Tibialis Anterior Subluxation: A Case Report

January 21, 2015

Irreducible ankle fracture-dislocations are rare. Several cases of irreducible ankle fracture-dislocation have been reported in published studies secondary to the tibialis posterior tendon, deltoid ligament, or extensor digitorum longus tendon blocking the reduction

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Surgical Outcomes After Excision of Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis Localized to the Ankle and Hindfoot Without Adjuvant Therapy

January 21, 2015

Although a benign disorder, pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) has a high rate of recurrence.

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