distal varus osteotomy

distal varus osteotomy

surgical technique to correct mild hallux abductovalgus deformity in an adolescent or young adult with a stable first metatarsophalangeal joint, i.e. hallux valgus angle = 20-30°, 1/2 intermetatarsal angle < 15°; e.g. a Myguard-Thomason procedure