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J Foot Surg. 1988 Mar-Apr;27(2):116-20.

Reconstruction of soft tissue defects about the great toe.

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Atlanta Hospital, Georgia 30365.

Abstract

Successful reconstruction of soft tissue defects about the great toe require careful consideration. Principles that must be evaluated prior to wound coverage include biomechanics of the hallux and location of tissue loss with regard to plantar weightbearing. This is important in order to acquire a functional as well as cosmetically acceptable outcome. Therefore, two examples are presented in this discussion to illustrate these principles.

PMID:
3372942
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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