Ankle arthrodesis

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Ankle arthrodesis
Indications- arthritis (post-traumatic, degenerative, inflammatory); haemophilic; neuromuscular deformity

Procedure:
• Many exist
• Fixation- screws, external

Post-op- bully compression dressing; remove sutures at 2 weeks; short leg weight bearing cast at 4 weeks CAM walker at 6 weeks

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