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Acquired hallux varus.

Cleveland Clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ohio, USA.
Foot & Ankle International (Impact Factor: 1.47). 10/1997; 18(9):586-92. DOI: 10.1177/107110079701800911
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ABSTRACT Acquired hallux varus most commonly occurs after hallux valgus surgery. Sagittal plane, coronal plane, and varus deformities are present at the metatarsophalangeal joint. Evaluation of both the metatarsophalangeal and interphalangeal joints for mobility is necessary in surgical decision making. Not all patients require surgery. The anatomy, incidence, pathogenesis, evaluation, classification, and treatment of acquired hallux varus are discussed in this review.

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