Percutaneous foot surgery for the treatment of brachymetatarsia: A case report

Publication date: Available online 16 November 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Gonzalo Concheiro Barreiro, Arantza Gadañón García, Jose María Giráldez Domínguez Background The term brachimetatarsia refers to an abnormal shortening of the metatarsal bones as a result of early closure of the growth plate. The deformity, which may be congenital, idiopathic or secondary to surgery or trauma, may result in functional as well as cosmetic alterations, which require correction by an orthopedic surgeon

Publication date: Available online 16 November 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Gonzalo Concheiro Barreiro, Arantza Gadañón García, Jose María Giráldez Domínguez Background The term brachimetatarsia refers to an abnormal shortening of the metatarsal bones as a result of early closure of the growth plate. The deformity, which may be congenital, idiopathic or secondary to surgery or trauma, may result in functional as well as cosmetic alterations, which require correction by an orthopedic surgeon

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Percutaneous foot surgery for the treatment of brachymetatarsia: A case report