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