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hallux

[′hal·əks]
(anatomy)
The first digit of the hindlimb; the big toe of a human.
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Therefore, the photoplethysmography derived from the first toe anatomically correlates with the blocked preganglionic sympathetic nerve fibres, because the sympathetic nerve fibres of the first toe arise from the spinal nerves up to the L4 level, which were obviously affected by the epidural block that reached the T10 level.
A male 75-year-old patient with a 30-year history of diabetes presented with an eschar on the left first toe. The patient's foot pulses were non-palpable; however, a consulted cardiovascular surgeon did not recommend vascular intervention.
Samples were taken from the lesion of the distal left phalanx of the first toe and sent to the microbiology laboratory for culture, and sensitivity drug testing.
At closer examination patient appeared to have onychocryptosis in medial sulcus of the first toe.
There is splaying of the digits due to the excess fatty tissue, with the first toe deviated medially and toes 2-5 exhibiting lateral deviation.
It was our first toe in the water and it worked pretty well.
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Added Thomas: "I was very lucky to get the first toe on it.
They recently dipped their first toe into international cricket waters in an ACC Trophy match against Iran in Thailand.
The first toe is the most commonly involved joint (gouty pain in the great toe is called podagra).
Transfer metatarsalgia can occur since the first toe is unable to bear weight.
And if this first toe in the water towards an operational nuclear power plant sparks a debate then at least it might get everyone together to look at all the options available.