Severe Post-Burn Hyperextension of Metatarsophalangeal Joints in a Child With Bilateral Foot Contracture

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Achieving a stable plantigrade foot after repair of complex post-burn deformities poses a particularly difficult challenge for the foot and ankle surgeon. We report an unusual case of a child with severe bilateral forefoot contracture deformities treated by soft tissue release and lengthening, and conventional wound coverage with split-thickness skin grafting.

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