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From: Correlating pre-operative MRI measurements of metatarsal Osteomyelitis with surgical clean margins reveals the need for a one centimeter resection margin

Fig. 2

Surgical bone cuts within the metatarsal (A = partial osteotomy cut delineating where the OM terminates; B = the initial clean margin cut, 0.5 cm proximal to where the OM terminates; C = a separate clean margin cut, 0.5 cm proximal to (B).) According to the MRI the OM is located at level A. Modifying the procedure and adding an extra 0.5 cm clean resection margin overall results in 1 cm of bone resected proximal to the site of OM

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