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hallux

[′hal·əks]
(anatomy)
The first digit of the hindlimb; the big toe of a human.
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El musculo del aductor del hallux es un musculo corto y plano, intrinseco del pie, forma parte del tercer plano de los musculos plantares (Testut & Latarjet, 1959; Williams et al., 1995; Faymonville et al., 2012) y esta formado por dos cabezas, una oblicua y otra transversa, que poseen distintos origenes y volumenes musculares, y que se insertan juntas en el hallux.
The most common complaint in the case of hallux valgus is painful medial prominence [5,6], metatarsophalangeal joint [4,7], and the remaining metatarsal or navicular bones.
It occurs when the nail plate punctures the periungual skin, usually on the hallux. Onychocryptosis may be caused by close-trimmed nails with a free edge that are allowed to enter the lateral nail fold.
Unlike related species, the four-toed hedgehog lacks the hallux and has only four toes on each foot as its common name implies.
Other unusual localizations, such as metacarpal, hallux, talus or intra-articular are also associated with delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis of OO [13-16].
Much previous work uses at least four FSR sensors in their systems, which are typically located in four distinct places: under the heel, 1st, 4th or 5th metatarsal bones, and under the hallux [2][13][15].
She had flat feet with a bilateral hallux valgus (Figure 1).
[34] treated the hallux nails of 12 mycological positive patients with a GentleYAG[TM] 1064 Nd:YAG laser.
North Bergen, NJ, June 29, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Within couple of days, Valgorect (a small beauty-oriented company), is going to produce a new product, intended to treat hallux valgus.
H syndrome (OMIM # 602782), first described in 2008, is a rare autosomal recessive genodermatosis which is multisystemic and is primarily characterized by cutaneous hyperpigmentation, hypertrichosis, hepatosplenomegaly, hearing loss, heart anomalies, hypogonadism, short stature, hyperglycemia (insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus), and hallux valgus/flexion contractures.