Percutaneous lengthening of Achilles tendon with ostectomy of cuboid

A 63-year-old man with type 2 diabetes of 12 years' duration presented to the diabetic foot clinic with a chief complaint of pain, redness and swelling of his left foot. This condition began 1 week earlier with sudden onset and with no history of injury. Physical examination revealed instability of the mid-foot, ankle equinus, bounding pedal pulses, absent deep tendon reflexes at the ankle and loss of protective sensation. He was unable to perceive the Semmes-Weinstein 6.10 (90 g) monofilament. Radiographs revealed fracture dislocation of the tarsometatarsal joints (Lisffanc's joint). The patient was afebrile with no

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