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a digit of the foot.
claw toe a toe deformity seen in many patients with rheumatoid arthritis, consisting of dorsal subluxation of toes 2 through 5; the metatarsal heads bear weight and become painful during walking so that the patient has a shuffling gait.
hammer toe deformity of a toe in which the proximal phalanx is extended and the second and distal phalanges are flexed, causing a clawlike appearance; it most often affects the second toe.
Morton's toe Morton's neuralgia.
pigeon toe a permanent toeing-in position of the feet; severe cases are considered a form of clubfoot (talipes).
webbed t's syndactyly of the toes abnormally joined by strands of tissue at their base.
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pigeon toeIn-toeing, talipes varus Orthopedics A foot deformity of childhood, which is characterized by medial rotation of the forefoot–metatarsus varus and medial tibial or femoral torsion–the deformities require surgery
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pi·geon toe(pijŏn tō)
Disorder of feet in which the toes turn inward.
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