Maffucci’s syndrome is a very rare congenital disease, wherein multiple enchondromas develop on the bones, along with hemangiomas, or soft tissue tumors that involve entangled, abnormal blood vessels. The benign, non-cancerous cartilage growths form in the cartilage at the end of bones, where bone growth occurs. They most frequently develop in the hands and feet, although they can form anywhere in the body, and can result in severe bone deformities, fractures, underdeveloped muscles, shortened limbs, and shorter stature. Enchondromas halt formation when growing stops. The growths can become malignant, or cancerous. Surgical treatment is necessary if the growths damage bone tissue, at which point they should be removed.
There was hardly any wait and the waiting area is cozy and comfortable. There is a tv in the waiting area as well that will keep you entertained since it is tuned to daytime talk shows. Lots of reading material in all the rooms to keep you from being bored. Dr. Tepper is likable and very personable […]
As a Chiropractor, I appreciate when I meet doctors and their staff that are excellent in their field, like Dr. Tepper and his staff. Dr. Tepper examined, taped and consulted about my feet and related health beyond what I expected. The staff compliment doctor Tepper with their personal and professional relationship with the patients. I will gladly refer […]
- A.R., Chiropractor
Dr Jan Tepper, is best Podiatrist ever. Me and my husband have been coming here for a long time. He can fix all your feet problem, and has the best staff. We love him and his staff dearly.
He is very knowledgeable and explains to you of what is wrong with your foot in detail. You’re never rushed. Always makes sure you understand him and that you are comfortable. The nurses and receptionist are very professional and curtious. The office is a very clean atmosphere and comfortable waiting room. I’m very happy with Dr. Jan D. […]
Dr. Tepper has helped me personally from a severely strained tendon at the bottom of my foot. I suffered for 4 months, then Dr. Tepper and his staff took care of me. He did all the correct exams and shoe inserts and spent the time to answer all my questions. As a result, my feet continue to improve […]
I was having foot problems and was referred here by my doctor. I’ve had a good experience. Dr. Tepper makes me feel comfortable and I can tell he knows what he’s talking about. It turned out I had a plantars wart. He lasered it off and I came in every 2 weeks for him to check up […]
I brought my son for a broken ankle, now a year later I came for an ingrown. I like the office availability on the weekend and extended hours, Dr. Tepper is a sweet man. The office is so friendly and made me feel comfortable.
I went to Dr Tepper office 2 years ago he is the best foot Dr. I know the Dr.helped my foot greatly everybody in the office is one big happy family including Kristi, Caroline, Lupe, Angle and the rest of the family if you need a great foot and ankle Dr. please contact his office.
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