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What is Hallux limitus?

What is Hallux limitus?

  • Hallux limitus: The early stages of toe stiffness due to degenerative arthritis of the base of the big toe. As the condition progresses and the toe becomes totally immobile and the condition is then called hallux rigidus.
  • Hallux limitus: A condition caused by degenerative arthritis (see OSTEOARTHRITIS) of the METATARSOPHALANGEAL JOINT of the great toe and characterized by pain and limited dorsiflexion, but relatively unrestricted plantar flexion.
    Source - Diseases Database

Hallux limitus: Introduction

Types of Hallux limitus:

Broader types of Hallux limitus:

How serious is Hallux limitus?

Complications of Hallux limitus: see complications of Hallux limitus

What causes Hallux limitus?

Causes of Hallux limitus: see causes of Hallux limitus

What are the symptoms of Hallux limitus?

Symptoms of Hallux limitus: see symptoms of Hallux limitus

Complications of Hallux limitus: see complications of Hallux limitus

Hallux limitus: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hallux limitus.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Hallux limitus: Podiatrist, Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Hallux limitus.
Treatments for Hallux limitus: see treatments for Hallux limitus
Research for Hallux limitus: see research for Hallux limitus

Name and Aliases of Hallux limitus

Main name of condition: Hallux limitus

Other names or spellings for Hallux limitus:

Hallux rigidus Source - Diseases Database


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