Pertinent Pearls On Fifth Metatarsal Osteotomies

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Author(s): 
Jane Pontious, DPM, FACFAS, and Corine Creech, DPM

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   For further reading, see the DPM Blog “What Is The Best Way To Treat A Tailor’s Bunion?” at http://tinyurl.com/bzgst85 or “A Guide To Hybrid Screw Fixation In Lesser Metatarsal Surgery” in the January 2008 issue of Podiatry Today. To access the archives, visit www.podiatrytoday.com.

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