Dorsal bunions: a review

J Foot Surg. 1989 May-Jun;28(3):217-9.


The authors present a review of the literature on dorsal bunion and describe its classification, etiology, predisposing factors, and different methods of treatment. The deformity is functionally limiting during ambulation and cosmetically undesirable for the patient. It is a progressively disabling deformity that requires surgical management.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Foot Deformities* / complications
  • Foot Deformities* / diagnostic imaging
  • Foot Deformities* / surgery
  • Hallux Valgus / complications
  • Hallux Valgus / diagnostic imaging
  • Hallux Valgus / surgery
  • Humans
  • Radiography