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Hallux Valgus 1st MTP Fusion ELFAH

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Description: Fusion of the first MTP joint in a corrected position will correct deformity. The intermetatarsal angle usually reduces in the months after surgery as the pressure of the phalanx against the metatarsal head is reduced; a first metatarsal osteotomy is not usually necessary.

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Added: Sun Nov 01 2009