Syme's amputation

noun

variants or Syme amputation
: amputation of the foot through the articulation of the ankle with removal of the malleoli of the tibia and fibula compare pirogoff's amputation

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“Syme's amputation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Syme%27s%20amputation. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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