By Jodi Schoenhaus Gold, DPM

Many “reconstructive” foot and ankle surgeons often shun “cosmetic foot surgery” but the truth is, it is mostly marketing. Most of the patients’ complaints, medical or cosmetic, are the same.

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By Jayson N. Atves, DPM, CO, Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, MBBCh, Christopher E. Attinger, MD, and John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS

These authors discuss using the abductor digiti minimi muscle flap to help facilitate limb salvage in a 63-year-old patient with Charcot neuroarthopathy and a diabetic plantar ulcer.

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By Myron Bodman, DPM

For the podiatric physician, a dermatoscope can be a valuable tool in differentiating pigmented and non-pigmented cutaneous presentations. This author offers pearls on using dermoscopy to diagnose various cutaneous disorders, malignant and non-malignant, as well as practical insights on obtaining a dermatoscope.

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