The split-heel technique in the management of chronic calcaneal osteomyelitis in children.

Abstract

The split-heel technique has distinct advantages over the conventional medial or lateral approach in the operative debridement of extensive and predominantly plantar chronic calcaneal osteomyelitis in children above 5 years of age. We report three cases (age 5.5-11 years old) of chronic calcaneal osteomyelitis in children treated using the split-heel… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e3283195440

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