Volume 27 - Issue 4 - April 2014

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Diagnosing And Treating Kaposi’s Sarcoma

Kate Johnson, DPM, and William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS | 2668 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 | 2750 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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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 | 4510 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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Current And Emerging Agents For Tinea Pedis

Tracey Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM RCPS (Glasg) | 4698 reads | 0 comments

There is no shortage of over-the-counter and prescription remedies for tinea pedis. With this in mind, this author takes a look at the research and clinical experience regarding several emerging treatment agents, including new topicals and medical socks.



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Keys To Treating Common Triathlon Injuries

Marybeth Crane, DPM, MS, FACFAS | 3506 reads | 1 comments

The combination of a diehard mindset and the stresses triathletes must endure can lead to repetitive injuries. Accordingly, this author provides a treatment guide for common triathlon injuries such as stress fractures, blisters and Achilles tendonitis.



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Locking Plates: Do They Prevent Complications?

William T. DeCarbo, DPM, FACFAS, and Alexander J. Pappas, DPM, AACFAS | 3172 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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