Partial Foot Amputation

Partial foot amputation (PFA) is a common sequel to advanced vascular disease secondary to diabetes and its complications but may also occur due to injury, infection, or birth defect. PFA is associated with a significant failure rate and numerous complications including skin breakdown, ulceration and equines contracture which can lead to subsequent and more proximal amputation. PFA can include; toe amputations, transmetatarsal (TMA) amputations and Chopart amputations.