J. A. MILLS, M. B. MENELAUS
From the Royal Childrenâ€™s Hospital, Melbourne
We reviewed 12 patients with congenital hallux varus who had had operations on 20 feet to enable them to
wear normal shoes and to improve the appearance. After an average follow-up of 12.7 years the results of soft...
ALLAN M. BOIKE
Hallux varus resulting from both iatrogenic and idio-
pathic causes has been reported throughout the po-
diatric and orthopedic literature. Although hallux
varus acquired as a complication of bunion surgery
occurs much more frequently, those unique cases of
congenital deformity may occasionally present to a...
Hallux varus is most commonly due to over-correction of hallux valgus. The following technical errors predispose to over-correction:
* over-release of the lateral capsule of the 1st MTP joint
* over-resection of the medial eminence of the 1st MT head
The term hallux varus refers to medial deviation of the great toe. Hallux varus has variable degrees of severity, symptomatology, and etiology. Causes range from the most common iatrogenic postoperative variety to idiopathic, rheumatic, and posttraumatic (tear of the hallux lateral collateral ligament) forms. Flexible hallux varus is a common...
How To Manage Postoperative Hallux Varus
- By Justin Franson, DPM, and Babak Baravarian, DPM
Chances are, you have seen patients present to your office with pain after undergoing a bunion surgery, which you may or may not have performed. If you were the operating surgeon, it is easy enough to...
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