Treatment Considerations For Avascular Necrosis Of The Second Metatarsal

Issue Number:  Volume 27 – Issue 11 – November 2014 Author(s):  Bob Baravarian, DPM, and Brayton Campbell, DPM We recently had a patient present to our institute for continued pain to his right foot six months after plantar plate repair in the right second metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ). A review of the operative report and computed tomography (CT) scan found that the patient had a second metatarsal plantar condylectomy with Kirschner wire fixation. Section:  Treatment Dilemmas

Issue Number:  Volume 27 – Issue 11 – November 2014 Author(s):  Bob Baravarian, DPM, and Brayton Campbell, DPM We recently had a patient present to our institute for continued pain to his right foot six months after plantar plate repair in the right second metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ). A review of the operative report and computed tomography (CT) scan found that the patient had a second metatarsal plantar condylectomy with Kirschner wire fixation. Section:  Treatment Dilemmas

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Treatment Considerations For Avascular Necrosis Of The Second Metatarsal