'intrinsic minus' foot

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'intrinsic minus' foot

within-foot effect of motor neuropathy, characterized by loss of intrinsic muscle function, resultant digital contracture, plantar metatarsal head prominence and increased forefoot plantar loading during ambulation; a major contributor to development of 'diabetic claw foot'
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How likely is it that a patient will have an isolated neuropathy (abnormal monofilament test) without associated abnormalities on inspection such as hammer toes, hallux valgus, intrinsic minus foot, abnormal sweating, onychomycosis, or cracking?
In diabetes this is often referred to as the intrinsic minus foot because of its characteristic appearance.