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Hallux valgus

Hallux valgus

Shown here is a condition called hallux valgus before and after management.Hallux Valgus is a deformity seen in the first metatarsal as it gets deviated medially with lateral rotation of the hallux. It is of higher incidence in females than males of a ratio of 2:1 to 4:1. About 70% of patients with Hallux Valgus have a positive family history. Treatment can be opertaive and non-operative. Non-operative treatment mainly focuses on wearing a special shoes, while operative treatment is by surgical correction. Figure(A, and B) shows the deformity before and after the surgery.

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