Intramedullary Fixation of the Medial Column of the Foot with a Solid Bolt in Charcot Midfoot Arthropathy: A Case Report


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Abstract

Medial column fixation for rocker-bottom deformity in Charcot arthropathy is commonly performed. However, implant failure is commonly encountered because of uncontrolled weight bearing by the patient. The aim of this case report is to describe the use of a large solid bolt for fusion of the medial column of the foot in a patient with collapse of the midfoot due to diabetic neuroarthropathy.Level of Clinical Evidence: 4

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