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Congenital convex pes valgus, frequently termed vertical talus in past descriptions, is a malformed foot that requires early diagnosis and treatment. A brief review of clinical features and a case presentation are provided to enhance the understanding of this complex deformity. A successful treatment regimen for infants and children is described, involving… (More)
The management of open fractures is a surgical emergency. This article discusses in detail the primary goals of obtaining fracture healing, preventing infection, and restoring optimum function of the injured extremity.
Stress fractures in athletes are frequently a misdiagnosed and poorly understood clinical entity. As a rule, their occurrence in the tibia is limited to the junction of the middle and distal third. We describe a distal spiral tibial stress fracture in a jogger and review the pathomechanics, diagnosis, and management of such lesions.
This article discusses the development and treatment of Charcot's joints in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Historical and clinical reviews are presented, as are case illustrations. This article provides the practitioner with a comprehensive review of diagnosis and treatment of this clinical entity.
PURPOSE To determine the effect of concurrent blepharoplasty and Mueller's muscle conjunctival resection (MMCR) surgery on eyelid position and eyebrow height. METHODS Clinical data from 274 eyes that met inclusion criteria for this study were reviewed. Mueller's muscle conjunctival resection surgery was performed alone in 198 eyes and was performed with… (More)
In the case reported, M. fortuitum was sensitive in vitro to amikacin, erythromycin, tobramycin, and ciprofloxacin. Because the patient did not respond to long-term therapy with amikacin and erythromycin, an experimental antibiotic, ciprofloxacin, was tried. Only after extensive surgical debridement and 2 1/2 months of oral ciprofloxacin therapy was the… (More)
The authors describe a relatively new power staple device for foot surgery. Their preliminary review has been very favorable, as studied in 40 cases of hallux valgus repair. Their discussion includes the indications, contraindications, and potential for future use in the foot.