Hallux varus

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Hallux varus
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Radiography of the left foot of a young male showing progressive Hallux varus
Classification and external resources
Specialty medical genetics
ICD-10 M20.3, Q66.3
ICD-9-CM 735.1, 755.66
MeSH D050488

Hallux varus is a deformity of the great toe joint where the hallux is deviated medially (towards the midline of the body) away from the first metatarsal bone. The hallux usually moves in the transverse plane. Unlike hallux valgus, hallux varus is uncommon in the West but it is common in cultures where the population remains unshod.