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Avascular necrosis of the intermediate cuneiform bone

Watmough, Patrick J.a; Tselentakis, Georgeb; Day, John B.c

Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B: November 2003 - Volume 12 - Issue 6 - p 402-405

We present a case of avascular necrosis of the intermediate cuneiform bone in a skeletal immature patient with a spontaneous recovery following conservative treatment. We discuss the aetiology and options of treatment.

aOrthopaedic Department, MRI Hospital, Manchester

bOrthopaedic Department, East Surrey Hospital, Redhill, Surrey

cOrthopaedic Department, Booth Hall Childrens University Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom

Correspondence and requests for reprints to G. Tselentakis, Spruce House, 102 Barnett Wood Lane, Ashtead, Surrey KT212LS, UK

© 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.