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Post Op Amputation 2nd Metatarsal

Post op removal of 2nd metatarsal right foot. Patient is 38yr old male with history of diabetic neuropathy. Patient came into office with infected ulcer. After several incisions and drainage patient was clear of infection. Amputation of the 2nd metatarsal was conducted, bone was causing pressure on ulcer causing discomfort. If left untreated problem would likely have persisted.

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Manooj Prasad