Bunion: Metatarsophalangeal Joint

Bunion: Metatarsophalangeal Joint

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A bunion (hallux valgus) is an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the base of the big toe (metatarsophalangeal joint). This results in a bump on the outside edge of this toe.

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Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerGavin W.G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery

Current as ofMay 22, 2015

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