Vincenzo Palmieri, DPM, and Steven Geary, DPM | 1627 reads | 1 comments
Traumatic foot wounds via foreign objects are a common encounter in the emergency room for physicians. These authors review a case study of a 27-year-old female patient, who suffered a puncture wound to the foot from a foreign metallic object.
William T. DeCarbo, DPM, FACFAS, and Alexander J. Pappas, DPM, AACFAS | 1581 reads | 0 comments
Offering a closer look at the emergence and evolution of locking plates, these authors provide a thorough review of the literature to gauge the effectiveness of this fixation for first MPJ arthrodesis, calcaneal fractures and distal tibia fractures.
Christopher L. Reeves, DPM, FACFAS, Amber M. Shane, DPM, FACFAS, Larissa McDonough, DPM, AACFAS, and Francesca Zappasodi, DPM, AACFAS | 2917 reads | 0 comments
A wide range of pathologies can arise at the second MPJ, making an accurate diagnosis vital. Accordingly, these authors offer diagnostic insights, a guide to conservative and surgical treatment options, and an intriguing case study.