hallux varus


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Related to hallux varus: hallux valgus, hallux rigidus

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.

hal·lux va'·rus

deviation of the distal portion of the great toe at the metatarsophalangeal joint to the inner side of the foot away from the second toe.

hal·lux va·rus

(hal'ŭks vā'rŭs)
Deviation of the main axis of the great toe to the inner side of the foot away from its neighbor.
References in periodicals archive ?
An operation for the correction of Hallux varus, JBJS, VOL-XVI, 478, 1938.
One hallux varus and one malunion occurred (both required surgery).
La extirpacion del sesamoideo medial puede llevar al dedo a una deformidad de hallux valgus; mientras que en caso de extirpar el lateral puede causar una deformidad de hallux varus; por ello se recomienda que en caso de atletas se realice una escision parcial o un afeitado del sesamoideo afectado (21,55).