DOI: 10.1177/107110070002100212 View full text |Buy / Rent full text

Abstract: Enclosed is a letter regarding the article entitled "Intermediate to Long Term Follow-Up of Medial Approach Dorsal Cheilectomy for Hallux Rigidus" by Easley, et al. This article once again demonstrates the value of a dorsal cheilectomy for hallux rigidus. As the authors have noted, it is the removal of the dorsal exostosis which relieves the dorsal impingement that usually will result in relief of pain in this group of patients. If there is mid range pain prior to surgery, in all likelihood the cheilectomy wil… Show more

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