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Lapidus procedure-dorsal skin incision

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Lapidus procedure-dorsal skin incision

Lapidus procedure-dorsal skin incision
A dorsal skin incision over the first metatarsal and TMT articulation is used.Blunt dissection through the fat reveals the long extensor to the hallux(1) and short extensor to the hallux(2).