Use of a Second Ray Amputation for Foot Salvage in a Collegiate Athlete with Proteus Syndrome
Ethan R Harlow, MD, Pranav Khambete, BS, Jason Ina, MD, and Shana Miskovsky, MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 22, 2021
Our patient is a 20-year-old female, NCAA Division II collegiate soccer player, who presented to the office with progressive deformity and pain of the right foot and second toe that has been worsening over one year. At age 5, she was diagnosed with PS with the right foot overgrowth as the presenting symptom. Her symptoms progressed to the point where prolonged standing would cause her pain and thus rendered her unable to continue her athletic endeavors, limited her shoe wear, and began to affect...
Treatment of Foot and Ankle Infection with Antibiotic Cement Spacer
Hyeon Soo Kim, MD, Sung Jin Shin, MD and Jin Woo Kim, MD
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 28, 2021
The present paper analyzed the results of treatment of foot and ankle infection with antibiotic cement. Twenty-seven patients who underwent surgical treatment for bone infections of the foot and ankle using an antibiotic cement spacer during the period from July 2014 to June 2019, and were followed up for more than one year were selected as subjects for the present retrospective analysis. The subject was divided into Group A (19 subjects), in which the antibiotic cement spacer was removed during...
Catastrophic Hindfoot Collapse after Tibiotalocalcaneal Nailing: A Case Series
Adam Bernatsky, DPM, Zachery Weyandt, DPM and David Seligson, MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 28, 2021
The use of a tibiotalocalcaneal retrograde hindfoot nail without joint preparation has been utilized in this population with promising results. This procedure, however, does not come without complications. It is often difficult to place the nail in the proper position within the calcaneus, talus, and tibia as medial translation is difficult without preparing the joints for fusion. This may contribute to increased nail failure rates and specifically hindfoot fractures. Three cases of hindfoot nai...