Orthopedics Book

Joint dislocation


Great Toe


Hallux Varus

Aka: Hallux Varus
  1. Definition
    1. Medial angulation of great toe
    2. Occurs at first Metatarsal-phalangeal joint (MTP)
  2. Epidemiology
    1. Congenital defect in children
      1. Associated with other foot deformities
    2. Iatrogenic in Adults
      1. Results from overcorrection of Hallux Valgus
  3. Management
    1. Mild cases
      1. Passive Stretching
      2. Proper shoe wear
    2. Severe cases
      1. Surgical correction

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