hallux valgus


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hallux valgus

[′hal·əks ′val·gəs]
(medicine)
A deformity of the great toe, in which the head of the first metatarsal deviates away from the second metatarsal, that is, toward the outside of the foot, and the phalanges are deviated toward the second toe, causing prominence of the metatarsophalangeal joint.
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Los autores del estudio concluyeron que tanto la osteotomia de Scarf como la tecnica de SERI resultan eficaces para la correccion del hallux valgus.
22-24 Increase in the distance between AC and AB, which means a widening in the metatarsal area, corresponds with an increase in the HVA that complies with a hallux valgus deformity formation mechanism.
His left foot had a hallux valgus deformity with compromised joint motion due to non-tender prominent bony masses but without erythema, swelling, increased skin temperature, or regional lymphadenopathy (Figure l).
Popliteal fossa sciatic nerve block for ambulatory hallux valgus surgery: comparison of lateral and posterior approaches.
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Hallux valgus deformity (or bunion) is a prevalent and debilitating foot condition that affects 23% of people age 18-65 each year.
Background: There are no unified theories as to the anatomical changes that occur with hallux valgus, we investigated the radiological characteristics and anatomical risk factors for hallux valgus deformity in Chinese adults.
Both of Leah's feet are affected by a condition known as hallux valgus, which causes her toes to be misshapen, can cause pain and affects the type of shoes she can wear.
Hallux valgus deformity of foot with humoral calcinosis: An unusual presentahon.
Risk factors, such as limited joint mobility, hallux valgus, hammer toes, and prominent metatarsal heads, should be assessed regularly for prevention of ulcers in at-risk patients (1).
The most common consequence is a painful lump of bone on the inside of the foot called hallux valgus, better known as a bunion.