Lesser toes proximal interphalangeal joint fusion in rigid claw toes

C. Sergio Fernández, Emilio Wagner, Cristian Ortiz

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Abstract

Rigid claw toes are a common complaint. Multiple procedures have been described for solving this condition, but fusion remains the most common, with reproducible results. Various methods to fuse the proximal interphalangeal joint and different stabilization methods have been proposed and used. In this article, the various alternatives are summarized and the authors' preferred technique is explained.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)473-480
Number of pages8
JournalFoot and Ankle Clinics
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Deformities
  • Lesser toe
  • PIPJ
  • Proximal interphalangeal joint
  • Rigid claw toes

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