Varus Deformity Of Toes

In varus deformity of toes the third, fourth and fifth toes drift medially. The nails of

Figure 3.9 Curly fourth toe

Curly Fourth Toe
Figure 3.10 Curly fourth toe. Note inward malrotation

the toes may cause superficial ulcers on the adjacent toes. This patient was a 60-year-old female with type 2 diabetes diagnosed at the age of 51 years. She had severe diabetic neuropathy; peripheral pulses were normal, and she had never had a foot ulcer. In addition to varus deformity, clawing of her toes was present (Figure 3.11). Varus deformity often co-exists with bunionette.

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