Tenodesis of flexor hallucis longus for paralytic clawing of the hallux in childhood.

@article{Sharrard1976TenodesisOF,
  title={Tenodesis of flexor hallucis longus for paralytic clawing of the hallux in childhood.},
  author={W. J. W. Sharrard and Thomas R. Smith},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1976},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={224-6}
}
Paralytic clawing of the hallux may occur in children with congenital disorders of the neuraxis. Tenodesis of flexor hallucis longus allows correction of this deformity in early childhood. Seventeen of these procedures have been reviewed and good results were obtained in fifteen.