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Techniques in Orthopaedics:
doi: 10.1097/BTO.0000000000000065
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A Novel Technique for Correcting a Flexible Internal Rotation Deformity Following Talectomy.

Joyner, LCDR Patrick W. MD, MS; Vap, Alexander R. MD; Orr, Steven BS, MSIV; Fitch, Robert D. MD

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Abstract

Talectomy is a procedure that can be used to treat failed clubfoot corrective surgery. Talectomy helps to correct the equinovarus deformity by providing sufficient laxity to the foot. A complication of this procedure is the direct result of the increased laxity it is designed to increase. We report the surgical technique for correcting a rotational deformity of the ankle following talectomy. At one year follow-up, our technique provided a stable correction. Although this is a rare complication, this technique may be useful alone or in conjunction with other procedures for the foot and ankle.

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