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Post-traumatic ankle arthritis.

@article{Weatherall2013PosttraumaticAA,
  title={Post-traumatic ankle arthritis.},
  author={Justin M. Weatherall and Kenneth J. Mroczek and Toni M. Mclaurin and Bryan C Ding and Nirmal C. Tejwani},
  journal={Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease},
  year={2013},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={
          104-12
        }
}
Post-traumatic ankle arthritis can be a very disabling condition especially in young patients. Localization of the pain is important to allow appropriate treatment. Non-surgical treatment options include anti-inflammatory medications and use of bracing. Multiple surgical options range from joint sparing procedures for the younger patient to total ankle replacement for the older, less active patient. Arthrodesis remains the gold standard and is the procedure of choice for younger patients who… 

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