JOURNAL ARTICLE

Treatment of Hallux Varus After Traumatic Adductor Hallucis Tendon Rupture

Eric A Barp, Eric W Temple, Jennifer L Hall, Hayden L Smith
Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 2018, 57 (2): 418-420
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Hallux varus is a deformity of acquired and less commonly congenital etiologies. It can present secondary to the release of the soft tissues surrounding the first metatarsophalangeal joint surfaces during bunion surgery. If the condition is left untreated, it can be debilitating, with progressive pain and destruction of joint surfaces. Many procedures have been described for the treatment of iatrogenic causes of hallux varus; however, little has been reported regarding the success of procedures when used for less typical traumatic causes. In the present report, a case is presented of surgical repair of a traumatic hallux varus using a suture and button fixation device and 3-year patient follow-up data.

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