Arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint for hallux valgus in rheumatoid arthritis.

@article{Mann1984ArthrodesisOT,
  title={Arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint for hallux valgus in rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Roger A Mann and Francesca M Thompson},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1984},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={687-92}
}
We reviewed the results of reconstruction of the fore part of the foot in rheumatoid patients by arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. The follow-up averaged 4.1 years (range, 2.0 to 7.25 years). Eighteen feet in eleven women were operated on. Twelve feet underwent total reconstruction of the fore part: arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint and excision of all of the lesser metatarsophalangeal joints. Six feet underwent subtotal reconstruction, which included… CONTINUE READING
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