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Subchondroplasty of the Foot: Two Case Reports

      Abstract

      Early avascular necrosis of metatarsal heads and cuboid injuries are uncommon conditions encountered by foot and ankle specialists. Treatment options are limited and typically include long periods of offloading or non-weightbearing. There is limited published information on alternative treatment approaches for such pathologies when conservative therapies fail. Presented are 2 patient cases treated with a percutaneous calcium phosphate injection after failure of standard therapy, persistent pain, and bone marrow edema in the foot.

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