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hallux

 [hal´uks] (pl. hal´luces) (L.)
the great toe.
hallux doloro´sus a painful disease of the great toe, usually associated with flatfoot.
hallux flex´us hallux rigidus.
hallux mal´leus hammer toe affecting the great toe.
hallux ri´gidus painful flexion deformity of the great toe with limitation of motion at the metatarsophalangeal joint.
hallux val´gus angulation of the great toe toward the other toes of the foot.
hallux va´rus angulation of the great toe away from the other toes of the foot.

great toe [I]

[TA]
the first digit of the foot.
Synonym(s): hallux [TA], digitus pedis primus [I] [I]* ☆ , hallex, hallus, pollex pedis, primary digit of foot

hallux

/hal·lux/ (hal´uks) pl. hal´luces   [L.] the great toe.
hallux doloro´sus  a painful condition of the great toe, usually associated with flatfoot.
hallux flex´us  h. rigidus.
hallux mal´leus  hammer toe affecting the great toe.
hallux ri´gidus  painful flexion deformity of the great toe with limitation of motion at the metatarsophalangeal joint.
hallux val´gus  angulation of the great toe toward the other toes.
hallux va´rus  angulation of the great toe away from the other toes.

hallux

(hăl′əks)
n. pl. halluces (hăl′yə-sēz′, hăl′ə-)
1. The innermost or first digit on the hind foot of certain mammals. The human hallux is commonly called the big toe.
2. A homologous digit of a bird, reptile, or amphibian. In birds, it is often directed backward.

hallux

[hal′əks] pl. halluces
Etymology: L, hallex, large toe
the great toe. Also spelled hallex.

hal·lux

(hal'ŭks) [TA]
The great toe; the first digit of the foot.
[a Mod. L. form for L. hallex (hallic-), great toe]

hallux

The big toe.

hallux

the first digit on the hind foot of vertebrates, such as the big toe in humans.

hallux

the first, great or big toe. hallux rigidus is a stiff and painful toe resulting from osteoarthritis of the metatarsophalangeal joint. In hallux valgus the toe bends at this joint towards the second toe, and the joint bulges from the side of the foot. Can result in permanent displacement (possibly with a degree of external rotation) greater than 10%. Additional friction from poorly fitting footwear can result in a bursa, and the prominence of bone-plus-bursa is known as a bunion .

hallux

great toe; first toe
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They also found that the impact of increasing hallux valgus severity on HRQOL is independent of age, sex, education, BMI, and pain in other regions, and extends beyond pain and physical function to affect general health, vitality, social function, and mental health.
Radiologicamente, el hallux valgus es diagnosticable por un aumento del angulo intermetatarsal entre 1[grados] y 2[grados] metatarsianos (IMA en ingles); y por un aumento del angulo del hallux abductus (HVA en ingles) (10,11).
Se valoraron tres zonas anatomicas, articulacion interfalangica (AIF) del hallux, maleolo tibial y maleolo peroneal.
The results illustrated that when the stability of the first TMT joint was restored, the additional load born by hallux and the second metatarsal would be redistributed again to the first MH by the "load transfer" mechanism, the forefoot plantar pressure will therefore be balanced.
The areas under the five metatarsal heads, hallux and calcaneus, are mainly load-bearing locations [35-39].
Doppler ultrasound of the lower extremities was performed due to the involvement of the right hallux.
Early results (1-year experience) have recently been published, reporting good clinical outcome after distal metatarsal osteotomies for hallux valgus in the short term and a high patient satisfaction [13].
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.
The contributions that make up the main body of the text are devoted to the foot and ankle examination, the role of the ankle and foot in walking, nail and skin disorders of the foot, hallux valgus, metatarsalgia, lesser toe deformities, and associated disorders of the forefoot, arthritides of the foot, the diagnosis and operative management of ankle arthritis, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
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.
Usually surgery is only considered when the condition is too painful or unsightly and is causing hallux valgus, where the big toe is pushed across the second toe," notes Dr Bennett.