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Adolescent Bunion POSNA

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/adolescentBunion.asp

Core Curriculum
Objectives
1. Define adolescent bunion and describe the pathologic anatomy
2. Describe the clinical and radiographic features of adolescent bunion
3. Discuss conservative management of adolescent bunion
4. Discuss structural components of a successful surgical correction
5. Describe several...
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Bunion and Hallux Valgus

Location: http://www.orthogate.org/patient-education/foot/bunions-hallux-valgus.html

Hallux Valgus is a condition which affects the joint at the base of the big toe. The condition is commonly called a bunion. The bunion actually refers to the bump that grows on the side of the first metatarsophalangeal(MTP) joint. In reality, the condition is much more complex than a... Highly Reputable
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Bunion deformities

Location: http://www.thetampapodiatrist.com/document_disorders.cfm?id=225

One of the more common conditions treated by podiatric surgeons is the painful bunion. Patients with this condition will usually complain of pain when wearing certain shoes, especially snug fitting dress shoes, or with physical activity, such as walking or running.
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Bunion eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic467.htm

Authors: Richard T Laughlin, MD, & Emmanuel K. Konstantakos, MD
Hallux valgus (HV), with its accompanying bunion, is a common deformity of the forefoot. Understanding and characterizing each component of the deformity is the key to treating it successfully. Many treatments have been proposed; the best choices are those that directly...
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Bunionectomy

Location: http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/A-Ce/Bunionectomy.html

Definition A bunionectomy is a surgical procedure to excise, or remove, a bunion. A bunion is an enlargement of the joint at the base of the big toe and is comprised of bone and soft tissue. It is usually a result of inflammation and irritation from poorly fitting (narrow and tight)... Expert
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Bunions

Location: http://www.orthop.washington.edu/faculty/Hansen/halluxvalgus/01

Hallux valgus is a condition in which the big toe migrates laterally toward the second toe. This results in a bump on the inner side of the foot, know as a bunion. It is related to a combination of genetic factors, activities, and inheritance. Some patients who... Expert
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Decision making in the treatment of hallux valgus

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17539757

The surgeon must determine the pathologic elements that need correction. Close observation for an increased HV angle, increased IM angle, pronation of the first toe, increased DMAA, enlarged medial eminence, and subluxation of the sesamoids must be performed. While there are a large number of procedures available for the management...
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Hallux Valgus 1st MTP Fusion ELFAH

Location: http://www.foothyperbook.com/elective/hav/havMtpFusn.htm

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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Hallux Valgus ELFAH

Location: http://www.foothyperbook.com/elective/hav/hav.swfH

Presentation on the subject by East Lancashire Foot and Ankle Hyperbook. Contents - Introduction & anatomy, epidemiology, first ray instability, aetiology and pathogenesis, history, examination, investigation, non-surgical management, introduction to surgery, specific operations, choosing a procedure, complications
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Hallux Valgus eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1232902-overview

Authors Crista J Frank, DPM, Dan E Robinson, DPM Noriko Satake, MD & Christopher E Gentchos, MD
Hallux valgus is considered to be a medial deviation of the first metatarsal and lateral deviation and/or rotation of the hallux with or without medial soft tissue enlargement of the first metatarsal head. This...
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Hallux Valgus Lapidus Procedure

Location: http://www.foothyperbook.com/elective/hav/havLapidus.htm

The Lapidus procedure is a corrective fusion of the 1st TMT joint with a distal soft-tissue correction. It is designed to stabilise a hypermobile first ray. It can also be useful when a severe deformity is associated with 1st TMT OA or an adult acquired flatfoot deformity.
Like a proximal osteotomy,...
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Hallux Valgus The Bone School

Location: http://boneschool.com.au/lower-limb/foot-and-ankle/toes/great-toe/hallux-valgus

Definition
Bunion
- Med prominence of head of 1st MT
Hallux Valgus
- medial deviation 1stMT
- lateral deviation of great toe
- +/- subluxation of 1st MTPJ
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Interventions for treating hallux valgus and bunions Cochrane

Location: http://www.cochrane.org/reviews/en/ab000964.html

Cochrane Review Ferrari J, Higgins JPT, Prior TD
Summary: There is no strong evidence of benefit from orthoses and splints for deviated big toes, but surgery may be helpful
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