Pirogoff amputation

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

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Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Partial fusion of the calcaneotibial arthrodesis following Pirogoff amputation. No complication evident.

Case Discussion

A Pirogoff amputation is usually performed for advanced diabetic or atherosclerotic disease causing gangrene or infection of the midfoot and forefoot.

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Case information

rID: 42804
Case created: 9th Feb 2016
Last edited: 14th Sep 2017
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