Hallux Valgus Aetiology - CC Tai 22/2/2001

Brief

Piggott,RNOH                       JBJS                                    1960

Authors

Harry Piggott

Title

The Natural History of Hallux Valgus in Adolescence and early adult life

Reference

J Bone Joint Surg (Br) 1960;42-B:749-760

Summary

Assessment of progression of HV deformity in 113 patients presenting before 21 yrs old

Take home message

HV tends to develop in adolescence and progresses if subluxation of the 1st MTPJ is present along side metatarsus primus varus

Brief

Scranton,Seattle          Clinical Orthopaedics                 1979

Authors

Pierce Scranton, Jr  and  Robert Rutkowski

Title

Anatomic Variations in the first ray: Part 1. Anatomic Aspects Related to Bunion Surgery

Reference

Clin Orthop 1980 Sept;151:244-255

Summary

Evaluation of anatomic and radiographic findings of 35 cadaveric and freshly amputated adult feet

Take home message

The painfull bunion consists of hallux valgus +/- metatarsus primus varus +/- 1st metatarsal pronation and the particular combination of these deformities affects management



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