Nonunion in proximal phalanx of great toe treated by grafting with precisely processed autologous bone PEG.

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We report a rare case of nonunion in the proximal phalanx of the great toe treated by grafting with a precisely processed autologous bone peg. The concept of this surgical method was to fix the nonunion of the proximal phalanx of the great toe using press-fit fixation and a bone peg precisely formed to fit the medullary cavity similar to an intramedullary… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.jfas.2011.04.007

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