metatarsal head resection

metatarsal head resection

; Fowler's procedure surgical excision of some/all metatarsal heads to achieve symptomatic relief of forefoot pain, e.g. painful rheumatoid foot
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Although favorable results with metatarsal head resection have been reported in a few studies on diabetic foot ulcers.
Efficacy of fifth metatarsal head resection for treatment of chronic diabetic foot ulceration.