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Foot Injuries; soft tissue injuries other than fractures and dislocations
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Thorn prick osteomyelitis of the foot in barefoot walkers

Location: http://www.josonline.org/pdf/v14i2p222.pdf

Walking barefoot is common in developing countries and the feet are therefore exposed to a variety of trivial injuries, some of which lead to cellulitis or abscess formation. If left untreated or improperly managed, osteomyelitis or septic arthritis, usually involving the heel or metatarsals, may follow. In countries with limited...
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