Imaging of Hallux Valgus: How to Approach the Deformity

Foot Ankle Clin. 2018 Jun;23(2):183-192. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2018.01.002. Epub 2018 Mar 22.


This article describes the pathogenesis of hallux valgus (HV) and the traditional ways to image the deformities. It also discusses up-to-date advances and research in the field of imaging in HV. This includes weight-bearing computed tomography (CT) scanning, MRI, ultrasound and intraoperative imaging.

Keywords: Hallux valgus; Imaging; Radiology; Weight-bearing computed tomography.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Hallux Valgus / diagnostic imaging*
  • Hallux Valgus / etiology
  • Hallux Valgus / surgery*
  • Humans