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Patient Contracts Fatal Infections After Foot Amputation FOOT Expert Case

…  She presented to her podiatrist with non-healing foot ulcers and was referred to vascular surgery for revascularization. The …  underwent surgical intervention to amputate her right foot and was discharged. The patient returned to the hospital a week later with …

Neurosurgery Experts Discuss Foot Drop Following Spinal Fixation Procedure FOOT Expert Case

…  procedure, however, the patient woke up with left-sided foot drop. Imaging studies revealed the presence of a pedicle screw that may …  next few weeks, however, the man continued to suffer from foot drop. Eventually, he was taken back for a revision and removal of the …

Infectious Disease Physician Discharges Patient; Results in Amputation FOOT Expert Case

…  male who presented to the hospital with complaints of left foot pain. The patient had an extensive history of diabetes, hyperlipidemia, …  to set up further wound care and treatment of his foot infection. Several weeks later, the patient failed to follow up with his …

Fatal Infection Ensues After Charcot Joint Foot Surgery FOOT Expert Case

Fatal Infection Ensues After Charcot Joint Foot Surgery

…  female patient who was suffering from a Charcot foot manifestation with a complete collapse of the arch on the left foot. The patient developed a grade one plantar ulcer and required surgery to reconstruct the foot. The patient underwent extensive surgery that included the removal of …

Unnecessary Calcaneal Osteotomy Results Chronic Pain Syndrome FOOT Expert Case

…  female who suffered from synovitis of the foot. Subsequently, the patient underwent surgical treatment due to several …  Upon ambulation, she experienced significant hind foot pain and her gait was significantly altered compared to her status before …