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Hindfoot trauma


Failed tibiocalcaneal arthrodesis with loose hardware and bone loss


44-year-old female patient presents with pain, instability, difficulty in bearing weight, and a shorter leg following MVA trauma involving hindfoot and multiple subsequent surgeries. No history suggestive of infection.

On exam, LLD about 4 cm. Gross abnormal mobility in hindfoot, painful. Multiple surgical scars but no sinuses. Good soft tissue envelope and pedal pulses. Radiographs show a loose hindfoot fusion nail and failed tibiocalcaneal arthrodesis.


To be reported




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Vinod K. Panchbhavi
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