Syme operation


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Syme am·pu·ta·tion

(sīm),
amputation of the foot at the ankle joint, the malleoli being sawed off, and a flap being made with the soft parts of the heel.
Synonym(s): Syme operation

Syme am·pu·ta·tion

, Syme operation (sīm amp'yū-tā'shŭn, op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Surgical removal of the foot at the ankle joint, the malleoli being sawed off, and a flap being made with the soft parts of the heel.

Syme operation

(sīm)
[James Syme, Scottish surgeon, 1799–1870]
1. Amputation of the foot at the ankle joint with removal of the malleoli.
2. Excision of the tongue.
3. External urethrotomy.

Syme,

James, Scottish surgeon, 1799-1870.
Syme amputation - amputation of the foot at the ankle joint. Synonym(s): Syme operation
Syme amputation prosthesis
Syme ankle disarticulation amputation
Syme foot prosthesis
Syme operation - Synonym(s): Syme amputation
Syme procedure
Syme prosthesis
Syme prosthetic foot
terminal Syme procedure
two-stage Syme amputation