Dorsomedial cutaneous nerve neurmoa / syndrome: Dorsomedial cutaneous nerve is the terminal branch of the superficial peroneal nerve and is the most susceptible to iatrogenic injury during hallux valgus surgery. (Miller SD, Foot Ankle INt 2001;22:198)
Resection of both sesmoids risk development of cock-up toe deformity
Hallux Valgus Technique Follow-up care
Hallux Valgus Technique Outcomes
Postoperative tibial sesamoid position (TSP) to grade of IV or less improves functional outcome and satisfaction after hallux valgus surgery. (Chen JY, Foot Ankle Int. 2016 Nov;37(11):1178-1182. Epub 2016 Aug 11. PubMed)
Hallux Valgus Technique Review References
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Coughlin MJ: Roger A. Mann Award. Juvenile hallux valgus: Etiology and treatment. Foot Ankle Int 1995;16:682-697.
Zimmer TJ, Johnson KA, Klassen RA: Treatment of hallux valgus in adolescents by the chevron osteotomy. Foot Ankle 1989;9:190-193.