hallux dolorosus


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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.
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hal·lux do·lo·ro·'sus

a condition, usually associated with flatfoot, in which walking causes severe pain in the metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe.
Synonym(s): painful toe
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hal·lux do·lo·ro·sus

(hal'ŭks dō-lō-rō'sŭs)
A condition, usually associated with flatfoot, in which walking causes severe pain in the metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe.
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hallux dolorosus

Pain in the metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe resulting from flatfoot.
See also: hallux
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