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Plantar Plate Injuries/Repair and Lesser Metatarsal Osteotomies

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the anatomy of the plantar plate and its associated structures
  2. Describe the diagnostic work up of plantar plate injuries including proper use of MRI and diagnostic ultrasound.
  3. Describe the rationale for performing a shortening osteotomy and plantar plate repair through a dorsal incisional approach
  4. Describe the technical tips/pearls of addressing plantar plate injuries through a shortening osteotomy and plantar plate repair using a dorsal incisional approach.

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Adam Fleischer, DPM

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