Reduction Calcaneoplasty and Local Muscle Rotation Flap as a Salvage Option for Calcaneal Osteomyelitis with Soft Tissue Defect


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Abstract

Plantar heel wounds with infection remain a surgical challenge. Reduction calcaneoplasty combined with local muscle flap is an alternative technique to achieve limb salvage when standard wound therapy fails to resolve complex wounds of the plantar heel complicated by osteomyelitis of the calcaneus.Level of Clinical Evidence: 4

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