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Tendoscopic Excision of an Intratendinous Ganglion in the Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon: A Case Report

November 13, 2014

Intratendinous ganglion cysts are rare lesions of unknown etiology that originate within a tendon. We report the case of a 34-year-old female with an intratendinous ganglion in the plantar portion of the flexor hallucis longus tendon. The intratendinous ganglion recurred after ultrasound-guided needle aspiration.

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Isolated Gastrocnemius Recession for Treatment of Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy: A Pilot Study

November 11, 2014

Introduction.

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The Role of Surgical Off-loading to Prevent Recurrent Ulcerations

November 10, 2014

Foot ulcerations in patients with diabetes are common. Most ulcers heal with conservative treatment, but recurrence is common. The pathway of ulcer development includes neuropathy, deformity, and trauma.

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Evaluation of Standing Stability in Individuals With Flatfeet

November 7, 2014

Objective: Flatfoot is one of the most common foot disorders, which not only influences the performance of the foot but also affects the alignments of the ankle, knee, and hip joints. The performance of the flat-arched individuals differs from that of normal individuals during walking. However, there is not enough information in the literature regarding their standing stability.

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Hindfoot Deformity and Calcaneal Tuberosity Osteotomies

November 7, 2014

Calcaneal tuberosity osteotomies are commonly used to treat coronal plane deformities of the hindfoot. Assessing hindfoot alignment can be difficult and there is little evidence to guide the physician when considering the surgical treatment of these deformities. The indications for a calcaneal osteotomy are unclear in the literature because most of the published studies supporting their use are confounded by concurrent procedures such as in adult-acquired flatfoot correction or cavovarus reconstruction.

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Peroneal Tendon Impingement due to Bulky Osteochondroma: A Case Report

November 5, 2014

Osteochondromas are the most common benign bone tumors.

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