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Calf Augmentation

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Abstract

The authors focus on the treatment of calf hypoplasia and calf reconstruction post polio or clubfoot deformity. The basic anatomy of the region is described and preoperative marking discussed. The operative procedure is described as well as postoperative care and potential postoperative complications. Observed complications are described with the management of those complications. There is a discussion of compartment syndrome in the lower extremity and its diagnosis and management.

Keywords

Compartment Syndrome Capsular Contracture Popliteal Fossa Compartment Pressure Clubfoot Deformity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Long BeachUSA
  2. 2.TustinUSA

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