Hallux Valgus Correction Osteotomies
Hallux valgus is one of the most common forefoot disorders that causes pain and dysfunction. The overall prevalence is approximately 30% in females and 13% in males. This is a complex deformity with a variety of treatment options. After careful evaluation of clinical and radiographic parameters, there are several osteotomies that may be used to correct the hallux valgus deformity. This chapter devels into these osteotomies with their advantages and pearls on when to use each osteotomy.
KeywordsBunion Hallux valgus Akin Scarf Metatarsal osteotomy Reversing Mau Distal soft tissue procedure
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