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Figure 2

From: Surgical revision for stump problems after traumatic above-ankle amputations of the lower extremity

Figure 2

Scar, longer fibula, stump pain influence weight-bearing. Bone protrusion and scar on weight-bearing impeded the fitting of prosthesis (a); dissection of the longer fibula and scar,trim the bone end smoothly and then suture with myoplasty (b); a sharp fibular end showed on the X-ray before operation (c); the fibula residual end was smooth and soft tissue was cylindrical on the X-ray after operation (d).

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