Distal extensor hallucis longus tenotomy.

Abstract

This manuscript describes a clinical entity caused by hyperextension of the interphalangeal joint of the hallux and a corrective procedure performed percutaneously through a 3-mm. incision. A discussion of local anatomy, patient selection, and contraindications is included. Proper pre-operative assessment is stressed. 

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@article{Duke1991DistalEH, title={Distal extensor hallucis longus tenotomy.}, author={Hilary Duke and Pam Greenberg}, journal={The Journal of foot surgery}, year={1991}, volume={30 2}, pages={133-6} }