Update: We are now collecting Disclosures from all users who edit content. You will be prompted to update these when you next edit content or you can complete your disclosures at any time in your user profile. This has been reflected in an updated terms-of-use.

Hallux valgus: intermetatarsal angle

Case contributed by Dr Samir Benoudina

Hallux valgus: Intermetatarsal angle

Case Discussion

The intermetatarsal (IM) angle is drawn between the 1st and 2nd metatarsal shaft on an axial view of the foot. A normal value is considered to be under 9 degrees.

This angle increases with hallux valgus and metatarsus adductus deformities

 

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.