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Table 3 Stump complications and other orthopedic disorders

From: Health concerns of veterans with high-level lower extremity amputations

Categories Complications n (%)
Stump complications Contain redundant soft tissue 13 (13%)
Too thin stump 8 (8%)
Myositis ossificans 16 (16%)
Skin adhesion 12 (12%)
Skin grafting 15 (15%)
Neuroma 49 (49%)
Skin scar or ulcer 4 (4%)
Inflammation 9 (9%)
Discharge of pus 5 (5%)
Osteomyelitis 3 (3%)
Hip subluxation 4 (4%)
Other orthopedic disorders Lumbar surgery 6 (6%)
Osteoporosis 6 (6%)
Contralateral ankle and foot disorders 65 (65%)
Contralateral knee disorders 80 (80%)
Contralateral hip disorders 32 (32%)
Upper limb disorders 52 (52%)