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Nonoperative Treatment of Congenital Hallux ValgusA Case Report
Laura Moro Pascual, MD1; Raquel Sarahí Salinas González, MD2; Paloma Ángela De Iriarte Tinoco, MD3; Juan Andrés Conejero Casares, MD4
1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla, CP 39011, Santander, Spain. E-mail address: lauramoropascual@gmail.com
2 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hospital Universitario Príncipe de Asturias, CP 28805, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
3 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hospital Universitario Puerta del Mar, CP 11004, Cádiz, Spain
4 Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Avenida Doctor Fedriani, 3, CP 41071, Seville, Spain
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Investigation performed at the Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Seville, Spain



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Copyright © 2013 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
JBJS Case Connector, 2013 Nov 27;3(4):e116 1-3. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.M.00018
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Hallux valgus is a deformity of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe that may be accompanied by increased medial deviation of the first metatarsal1,2. The evolution of congenital hallux valgus is progressive, especially in childhood. The association of congenital hallux valgus with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), also known as Münchmeyer disease, is well known. FOP is a rare autosomal dominant disease that is defined by progressive ectopic ossification and characteristic skeletal malformations and is the most frequent cause of congenital hallux valgus (rather than isolated hallux valgus)3. The patient’s parents were informed that data concerning the case would be submitted for publication, and they provided consent.
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