J Korean Foot Ankle Soc.  2011 Sep;15(3):183-186.

Split Transfer of Extensor Digitorum Longus of the Second Toe for Elongation of EHB after Modified Jones' Procedure

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, Korea.
  • 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. wclee@seoulpaik.ac.kr

Abstract

Extensor hallucis brevis (EHB) is only extensor of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint after modified Jones procedure. Therefore preserving the normal insertion of the EHB has been emphasized during that procedure. We experienced a case of EHB rupture after modified Jones procedure and had satisfied surgical outcome by partial transfer of extensor digitorum longus (EDL) of second toe.

Keyword

Extensor hallucis brevis; Extensor digidrom longus; Jones procedure; Transfer

MeSH Terms

Joints
Rupture
Toes
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