Addressing A Gangrenous Fifth Digit

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Author(s): 
Valerie L. Schade, DPM, AACFAS

   Dr. Schade is the Chief of the Limb Preservation Service and Director of the Complex Lower Extremity Surgery and Research Fellowship at Madigan Healthcare System in Tacoma, Wash. She is an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

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