hallux valgus

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 [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.

hal·lux val·'gus

a deviation of the disal portion of the great toe, at the metatarsophalangeal joint, toward the outer or lateral side of the foot.

hallux valgus

a deformity in which the great toe is angled away from the midline of the body toward the other toes. In some cases the great toe rides over or under the other toes. Compare hallux varus.
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Hallux valgus

hallux valgus

Podiatry A condition characterized by lateral deviation of the metatarsal head, which is angled dorsomedially, ↑ metatarsal angle, and abduction and valgus rotation of great toe Clinical Pressure, pain over 1st metatarsal head, ± shooting pains at rest Management Orthotics to control pronation, accommodative padding, wide shoes, shoe modification, cryomassage, NSAIDs, extra-articular steroid injections

hal·lux val·gus

(hal'ŭks val'gŭs)
A deviation of the tip of the great toe, or main axis of the toe, toward the outer or lateral side of the foot.

hallux valgus

A common foot deformity in which the two bones of the big toe are angled in the direction of the little toe. There is a prominent bump on the inner edge of the foot and this is subjected to undue pressure and forms a bunion (BURSITIS). Hallux valgus is caused by unsuitably pointed footwear.
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Los angulos del IMA y del HVA se consideran cruciales en la evaluacion y correccion del hallux valgus (11).
Additionally, it proves the claims that loads made on the forefoot are risk factors for hallux valgus deformity.
When speaking of metatarsalgia, it is customary to exclude conditions affecting the first metatarsophalangeal joint, as those conditions tend to fall under the umbrella of hallux valgus, hallux rigidus and other related conditions of the big toe.
Hallux valgus is the most common deformity observed in ankle-foot surgery in adults, characterized by lateral deviation of the great toe, often erroneously described as an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the head of the big toe.
Contract awarded for the purpose of this tender is to hire the necessary human resources to perform surgeries surgical intervention of hallux valgus, rheumatoid foot and finger in claw and solve patients requiring the completion of these interventions which are detailed in annex no.
Aside from flat feet, other foot conditions affecting children include intoeing, where both feet point inward when walking; knock knees, where the knees overlap if the child is instructed to stand up straight; and Hallux valgus, or the inward deviation of the big toe.
Foot exams to identify hallux valgus, lesser toe deformities and plantar soft tissue atrophy were conducted between 2002 and 2008.
People with a hallux valgus may end up with a bunion - a fluid-filled, sometimes painful swelling over the joint.
In patients with hallux valgus deformity, are conservative interventions effective for decreasing pain and deformity?
Hannan reported data about the most common and least common of the disorders: hallux valgus (bunions) and pes cavus (high arches).
Podemos observar, que la puntera no tiene una buena proteccion, y para las personas que sufren de HALLUX VALGUS, es un gran reto, ya que da justo en el punto donde empieza el primer metatarsiano.