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Hammertoes pp 399-402 | Cite as

Recurrent Hammertoe Deformity

  • Elena Manning
  • Michael L. Sganga
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Abstract

Hammertoe is a very common lesser toe deformity and accounts for 34% of all foot and ankle conditions in older adults [1]. Classically hammertoe surgery includes resection of the proximal interphalangeal joint [2]. Coughlin and others have shown that either a rigid or fibrous union does not have an effect on clinical outcome [2]. Many different fixation techniques are available ranging from a simple Kirschner wire to a wide variety of implants.

Keywords

Hammertoe deformity Revision Recurrent Digital deformity Foot injuries Hammertoe syndrome Syndactyly Bone transplantation Allografts 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena Manning
    • 1
  • Michael L. Sganga
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Division of PodiatryMount Auburn HospitalCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Orthopedics New EnglandNatickUSA

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