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Mackenzie's operation

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A modification of Syme's amputation at the ankle joint in which the skin flap is taken from the inner side.

See also Syme's operation, under James Syme, Scottish surgeon, 1799-1870.


  • R. J. Mackenzie:
    On amputation at the ankle-joint by internal lateral flap.
    Monthly Journal of Medical Science, Edinburgh, 1849, 9: 951-954.

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