New Technique for the Treatment of Freigberg Disease - One Case
Julián David Molano1 & Karol Gabriela Rubiano Ortiz2
1Foot and Ankle Surgeon - Hospital Universitario Mayor, MEDERI, Bogotá, Colombia
2Orthopaedic and Traumatology Resident - Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
Dr. Julián David Molano, Universitario Mayor, Mederi, Bogotá, Colombia & Dr. Karol Gabriela Rubiano Ortiz, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia.
Keywords: Freigberg Disease; Avascular Necrosis; Metatarsal Head
Avascular necrosis of the metatarsal head described by Freigberg [1,2] is a patology that causes pain as principal symptom, it specially affects the second metatarsal and progressively destroys the metatarsophalangeal articulation compromised . There is no clear evidence of superiority between one or othrer thechnique of treatment although there are several descriptions of these . In the present article we describe a non reported previously technique used in one patient who got excelent results and recovery, excising the metatarsal head and replacing it with a tendón graft.
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