Puncture Wounds of the Foot

Roger S. Racz, Crystal L. Ramanujam, Thomas Zgonis

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Puncture wounds are common injuries of the foot. Although most puncture wounds are benign, devastating complications are possible without adequate treatment. These injuries can occur in all age groups and in various circumstances. Early diagnosis and appropriate medical and surgical management is paramount in achieving successful outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)523-534
Number of pages12
JournalClinics in podiatric medicine and surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2010


  • Foot
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Puncture wounds
  • Surgery
  • Tetanus prophylaxis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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