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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 76--78

A new and simplified functional tendon transfer for a dropped hallux

1 Department of Burns and Plastic Surgery, Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Burns and Plastic Surgery, Kamal Hospital, Kaushambhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0970-0358.63948

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A case of fracture of the right tibia proximal 1/3rd extending up to diaphysis after a road traffic accident along with a dropped hallux is being reported. The extensor digitorum longus (EDL) was intact. Patient was taken up for surgery for the fracture tibia with conservative management for his dropped hallux for initial six weeks. After six weeks when no improvement was seen surgical intervention was planned for the dropped hallux. The subsequent management of this patient is being described.


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