A patients electronic health record notes that the patient has hallux valgus. What signs and symptoms would the nurse expect this patient to manifest?

Answer Explanation: A deformity in which the great toe deviates laterally and there is a marked prominence of the medial aspect of the first metatarsal-phalangeal joint and exostosis is referred to as hallux valgus (bunion). Hallux valgus does not result in abnormal flexion, abnormalities of the arch, or joint fusion.

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