short first metatarsal

short first metatarsal

predisposes to hallux abductovalgus, focal plantar hyperkeratosis or heloma durum of plantar skin overlying second metatarsophalangeal joint
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Underlying anatomical factors can also be causative, such as a high arch with resultant stress of the forefoot in a cavus foot type and individuals with a short first metatarsal bone (Mortons toe).
For mild to moderate deformity Farmer's technique is appropriate, for severe deformity with excessive short first metatarsal operation of Kelikian is indicated.