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Bilateral Hallux Valgus Deformity
X ray results read 18 degrees of hallux valgus deformity and ankle mortise is congruent. What does this mean??
I was born with hallux valgus (bunions) on both of my feet. My identical twin sister does not have this deformity. How can this happen?
Strange: Yes, bunions can have a genetic component, especially juvenile bunions; however there are many outside factors that can cause bunions. Does your sister wear a different style shoe, or have a different gait pattern? If you were truly born with them and had bunion deformity as a small child, i agree it is strange that your sister did not as well. Maybe one gene mutated? Genetics is not my field. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: In looking at the foot a varus deformity is when the sole of the foot is turned into the middle of the body. A valgus deformity is when the sole is turned outward. ...Read more
I have valgus deformity and total loss of joint space laterally although not in severe pain by not having tkr done am i doing more harm putting it off?
Factors to consider: Based on your description, total knee arthroplasty is likely to be your most reliable option. Pain and loss of function remain the primary reasons to undergo surgery. However, as the deformity and arthritis worsen, it can make for a more technically challenging surgery with increased risks of residual stiffness as well as nerve injuries with valgus deformities. Discuss pros and cons with surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bunion: Hallux valgus is the medical term for a bunion. Hallux means big toe or great toe. Valgus means bent out and is used to describe a deformity in which the angulation is away from the midline of the body. Hallux valgus is when the great toe is bent out away from the midline of the body. This is a common deformity seen in 9 out of 10 women. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Angulation big toe: Hallux valgus is the term often used for a bunion. The bunion is the bump that you see. Hallux (means big toe) valgus (means pointed away from the midline of the body) so hallux valgus refers to the condition where the big toe is pointed out towards the other toes. It is sometimes painful but not always. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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