Hallux valgus (bunion)

Hallux valgus osteoarthritis of the big toe joint with angulation of the toe.  Commonly called a bunion, is a structural deformity of the bones and the joint between the foot and big toe, and may be painful. This is most common with women who wear unsuitable footwear.

Chabner, Davi-Ellen. 2007. The Language of Medicine. 8th ed. Saunders Elsevier, Missouri

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