Forefoot surgery for rheumatoid arthritis

  • Y. Tourné


If the foot is very frequently affected during the evolution of rheumatoid arthritis (between 70 and 90% of the cases according to authors) (1, 10, 11), the forefoot is almost always concerned. It is the way the disease starts in 25% of the cases (12, 54, 58).


Rheumatoid Arthritis Hallux Valgus Metatarsal Head Proximal Phalange Phalangeal Joint 
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  • Y. Tourné
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  1. 1.Groupe Chirurgical RépubliqueGrenobleFrance

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