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Triple Arthrodesis

Fusion of the Talo-navicular Joint, Calcaneo-cuboid and the Talo-calcaneal Joint. Commonly used as the last surgical option for management of arthritic painful flatfoot, neurological unstable foot and in limb salvage procedures.

Case Presentation: Patient with painful arthritic and collapsed arch, difficulty ambulating and standing for prolonged hours. Conservative measures were exhausted including custom made inserts and prescribed anti-inflammatory drugs.

Outcome: Triple Arthrodesis achieved in 7 weeks with full weight-bearing by means of external fixation. Satisfactory limb and foot alignment and relief of symptoms.