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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One of the structures that is involved in this function is the adductor muscle of the hallux, which can produce hallux valgus or rigid hallux when an imbalance occurs in its normal activity.
Also too small shoes contribute to the formation of hallux valgus and hammer toe.
Caption: Figure 1: Hallux valgus and subluxation of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint of the toes, varicose veins, and paperlike skin in our patient.
About the condition - Hallux valgus is a common condition, characterized by a bony bump that develops on the joint at the base of the big toe.
Un 79% de los pacientes del estudio de Nia Jones (3) tiene patologia podologica, en ella engloba, la presencia de dedos en garra, hallux valgus, cabezas metatarsales prominentes, helomas y patologia de unas.
The average hallux valgus angle (a) did not deviate from the norms and was similar for the right and left foot.
It also revealed right hallux valgus deformity and peritendinous calcification of bilateral patellar tendons.
There are several measurements of the foot structure such as height of MLA, hallux valgus angle (HVA) or various foot indices.
A pertinent physical examination revealed a surgical scar on the patient's left knee, a hallux valgus deformity on his left foot with compromised joint function, and painless bony prominences on that same foot.
Comparison between Ultrasonography-Guided Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Block and Spinal Anesthesia for Hallux Valgus Repair.
An examination of the right foot revealed no evidence of pes planus, pes cavus, hallux valgus, hammertoes, or other structural abnormalities of the foot or toes.