diamond-shaped forefoot

diamond-shaped forefoot

forefoot with severe hallux abductovalgus, characterized by adduction of the first metatarsal, prominence and exostosis of medial aspect of first metatarsal head (bunion), abduction of fifth metatarsal, prominence of lateral aspect of the fifth metatarsal head (tailor's bunion), abduction of first toe, adduction of fifth toe and crowding of lesser (2/3/4) toes (see Figure 1)
Figure 1: Clinical features of hallux abductovalgus. HD, heloma durum; ID, interdigital; IDH, interdigital heloma. This article was published in Neale's Disorders of the Foot, Lorimer, French, O'Donnell, Burrow, Wall, Copyright Elsevier, (2006).