Hallux valgus

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Bilateral foot deformity and foot pain with difficulty in wearing shoes.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years

The intermetatarsal (IM) angle (angle between first and second metatarsal) is increased. Note the bony prominence formed at the inner side of the 1st tarsometatarsal joint that is called bunion. An associated cystic and osteoarthritis changes are seen at both first tarsometatarsal joints.

Case Discussion

Bilateral hallux valgus with bunion formation.

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Case information

rID: 43863
Published: 26th Mar 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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