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hallux valgus

an abnormal bending or deviation of the big toe towards the other toes of the same foot
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  • In hallux valgus, the metatarso-phalangeal joint of the great toe undergoes changes characteristic of arthritis deformans.

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hallux valgus hallux val·gus (vāl'gəs)
Deviation of the tip or main axis of the big toe toward the outer side of the foot.

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