Hallux varus

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Forefoot deformity, swelling and pain in the 1st MTP joint.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male
X-ray

X-rays show a medial deviation of the big toe and osteoarthritis of the MTP I joint. Congenital hallux varus, like in this case, is very rare. The most common cause of this deformity is failed hallux valgus surgery.

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Case information

rID: 13797
Case created: 17th May 2011
Last edited: 9th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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