Research Article| Volume 37, ISSUE 5, P421-425, September 1998

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Bilateral intraosseous cystic formation in the talus: A complication of subtalar arthroeresis

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      Intraosseous cystic formation in the talus is a complication of subtalar joint arthroereisis which has not been previously reported. The authors present a case whereby STA-peg implants were utilized to correct a bilateral flatfoot deformity in an adolescent girl. The surgical procedure was successful in treating the structural deformity of the foot, however, the formation of talar cysts occurred. A review of the literature and the treatment of this previously undescribed complication is presented.

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