Complications of Distal Metatarsal Osteotomy

Abstract

Malunion, nonunion, osteonecrosis, deformity recurrence, and infection are the most common complications associated with distal metatarsal osteotomy. Surgical treatment can include repositioning osteotomy and arthrodesis. Nonsurgical treatment can include elevation of the extremity, antibiotics, or activity and shoe modifications.

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