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REVIEW ARTICLE

Neglected Pilon Fracture: Techniques of Management

John Mukhopadhaya, Janki Sharan Bhadani

Keywords : Arthrodesis, Ilizarov fixator, Infected fracture, Limb salvage, Malunion, Masquelet technique, Neglected fracture, Nonunion, Pilon fracture, Tibial plafond fracture

Citation Information : Mukhopadhaya J, Bhadani JS. Neglected Pilon Fracture: Techniques of Management. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2024; 11 (2):53-59.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1338

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 02-04-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Abstract

Pilon fractures of the distal tibia are associated with several complications. Late presentations are also not uncommon and together they present many challenges in the management. This review article looks at many of the problems they may present with, and the options available in their treatment with illustrative cases that we have treated over a number of years.


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