exostectomy

ex·os·tec·to·my

(ek'sos-tek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of an exostosis.
Synonym(s): exostosectomy
[exostosis + G. ektomē, excision]

exostectomy

Orthopedics The surgical excision of an exostosis or other bony bump. See Exostosis, Subungual exostosis.
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Post-surgical care of a professional ballet dancer following calcaneal exostectomy and debridement with re-attachment of the left Achilles tendon.
Other surgical procedures include exostectomy of bony prominences, osteotomy, partial tarsectomy, and Achilles tendon lengthening.
In a case report format, we describe the post-surgical care of a professional ballet dancer following calcaneal exostectomy and debridement with re-attachment of the left Achilles tendon.
The patient opted for a left foot calcaneal exostectomy and debridement and reattachment of the left Achilles tendon.
While it delineates the border of the articular surface, it is an unreliable landmark for the planning of a medial exostectomy.
A new method for reattachment of the tendo achillis following retrocalcaneal exostectomy.