hallux

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hallux

[′hal·əks]
(anatomy)
The first digit of the hindlimb; the big toe of a human.
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13,14) Coughlin described soft tissue interposition for hallux rigidus in a group of seven patients.
We use this technique to correct severe hallux rigidus in active biologically young patients with severe hallux rigidus.
This technique can be used for the management of severe hallux rigidus in active patients and for patients who are concerned with maintaining the active motion of the first metatarsophalangeal joint.
Coughlin MJ, Shurmas PJ: Soft tissue arthroplasty for hallux rigidus.
Lau JT, Daniels TR: Outcomes following cheilectomy and interpositional arthroplasty in hallux rigidus.
Mackay D, Blyth M, Rymaszawski L: The role of cheilectomy in the treatment of hallux rigidus.