Metatarso-sesamoid Osteoarthritis as a Cause of Pain After First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Fusion: Case Report
Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, 1 East Wing - 438, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5T 2S8.Foot & Ankle International (Impact Factor: 1.63). 08/2011; 32(8):822-5. DOI: 10.3113/FAI.2011.0822
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