Essential Insights On Managing Traumatic Wounds

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This 23-year-old female sustained a traumatic crush injury and developed gangrene of her second toe. As one can see, her proximal phalanx is now exposed.
Essential Insights On Managing Traumatic Wounds
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Clinical Editor: Lawrence Karlock, DPM

Dr. Karlock (pictured) is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and practices in Austintown, Ohio. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for WOUNDS, a Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice.

Dr. DiDomenico is a Fellow and member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and an Adjunct Professor at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Grossman is Chief of the Section of Podiatry at Akron General Medical Center in Ohio. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.

Dr. Spitalny is a staff podiatrist at St. Mary’s Duluth Clinic in Duluth, Minn. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.

Editor’s Note: The second part of this discussion on traumatic injuries in the lower extremity will appear in the November issue of Podiatry Today.

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