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Treating A Patient With Sepsis And Full Thickness Necrosis

Kristine Hoffman, DPM | 650 reads | 2 comments

A 43-year-old African American female went to the ICU at our institution with Streptococcus pneumoniae sepsis, which was complicated by disseminated intravascular coagulation.

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Diagnosing And Treating Kaposi’s Sarcoma

Kate Johnson, DPM, and William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS | 1385 reads | 0 comments

These authors present key pearls on treating a 26-year-old patient with AIDS, who presented with papules on his lower extremity, chest, back, oral mucosa and genitalia.

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Managing Traumatic Foot Wounds From Foreign Objects

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.

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Locking Plates: Do They Prevent Complications?

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.

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Key Insights On Orthotic Fabrication And Replacement

Guest Clinical Editor: David Levine, DPM, CPed | 698 reads | 0 comments

These expert panelists expound on replacing orthoses, determining which type of orthoses to fabricate and what types of shoes patients should wear with orthoses.

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Pertinent Insights On Treating Second MPJ Pathology

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.

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