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Key Considerations in Addressing Necrotizing Fasciitis in a Patient with Diabetes and Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS, FACFAS, Roberto Brandão DPM, FACFAS, Joshua S. Yoon, MD and Arthur Nam, MD

In a case involving the treatment of necrotizing fasciitis in a 30-year-old patient with diabetes and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, these authors discuss the use of serial debridement, free flap reconstruction and a staged equinovarus reconstruction to achieve a healed...

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Could the MAC Score be a Game-Changer in Assessing Patients with CLTI?

Jeff Hall, Senior Contributing Editor

In a recently published study, researchers found that the medial arterial calcification (MAC) score, which can be obtained from plain foot radiographs, may be a highly predictive risk factor for major amputation in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia...

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Healing an Open TMA Wound with Split-Thickness Skin Grafting

Adam L. Isaac, DPM, FACFAS and Caitlin W. Hicks, MD, MS

In a case study of a patient with idiopathic progressive neuropathy, gout, bilateral cavus deformities and a 30-year history of tobacco use, these authors discuss the use of split-thickness skin grafting to facilitate healing of a transmetatarsal amputation wound. In...

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