Distal Syme Hallux Amputation for Tip of Toe Wounds and Gangrene Complicated by Osteomyelitis of the Distal Phalanx: Surgical Technique and Outcome in…

Distal hallux gangrene and neuropathic ulceration associated with digit deformity frequently result in osteomyelitis of the distal phalanx. Ideal treatment would involve limited resection to preserve function. We describe our surgical technique and retrospective results for distal Syme hallux amputation with plantar flap closure

Distal hallux gangrene and neuropathic ulceration associated with digit deformity frequently result in osteomyelitis of the distal phalanx. Ideal treatment would involve limited resection to preserve function. We describe our surgical technique and retrospective results for distal Syme hallux amputation with plantar flap closure

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Distal Syme Hallux Amputation for Tip of Toe Wounds and Gangrene Complicated by Osteomyelitis of the Distal Phalanx: Surgical Technique and Outcome in…