Achilles Tendon Lengthening for Equinus Foot with Miyoshi Myopathy: A Case Report


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Abstract

A 17-year-old male presented with reduced muscle strength in both lower limbs and demonstrated equinus foot (ankle equinus) in the right lower limb. Using dysferlin immunostaining, the patient was diagnosed with Miyoshi myopathy by the neurologist. Achilles tendon lengthening was performed, and a plantigrade foot without ankle equinus was achieved.

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