Below the Knee Amputation of the Left Foot - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Below the Knee Amputation of the Left Foot. This full color medical exhibit starts with two lateral illustrations of the left foot depicting the extensive necrosis of the skin and the osteomyelitis (bone marrow inflammation). These images are followed by four key steps in the below the knee amputation procedure. The surgical steps presented include the sawing through of the tibia and fibula to remove the lower leg and foot and the creation of a stump.