Use of Intramedullary Nonvascularized Fibular Graft with External Fixation for Revisional Charcot Ankle Fusion: A Case Report

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Abstract

We describe a case of Charcot ankle arthropathy in a 43-year-old male patient who underwent revision surgery for tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis with a retrograde intramedullary nonvascularized fibular graft. After 3 months of postoperative stabilization with a ring external fixator, successful radiographic union was identified. The findings obtained at 33 months postoperatively showed maintenance of solid fusion and restoration of hindfoot alignment without any complications.

Level of Clinical Evidence: 4

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