Poorer tissue healing after foot surgery in Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (Heriditary Motor Sensory Neuropathy)
Foot deformity in individuals with HMSN are common.
The incidence of tissue healing problems after any type of foot surgery is <1% in our institution. However, we noted a few children with healing problems and thus prompted this study.
A preoperative skin-cleaning and frequent dressing change protocol has been developed and is currently working well.