Hammerzehdeformität

The hammer toe is a Z-shaped deformity caused by a posterior subluxation of the metatarsophalangeal joint. The diagnosis is made clinically. The treatment consists in the modification of the footwear and / or orthotic devices.

The hammer toe is a Z-shaped deformity caused by a posterior subluxation of the metatarsophalangeal joint. The diagnosis is made clinically. The treatment consists in the modification of the footwear and / or orthotic devices.

(See also overview of disease of the feet and ankles.) The hammer toe is a Z-shaped deformity caused by a posterior subluxation of the metatarsophalangeal joint. The diagnosis is made clinically. The treatment consists in the modification of the footwear and / or orthotic devices. The usual cause a deformation hammer toes is a deformity of the joint surfaces at the genetic base, which leads to a faulty biomechanics of the foot and Sehnenkontrakturen. Other possible causes are a RA and neurological diseases, eg. As the Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome (see Hereditary neuropathy). II. Toe is the most common site at which a Hammerzehdeformität developed (hammertoes.). A hammer toe formation at II. Zeh is often created by an extended II. Metatarsals and by pressure by an extremely abducted big toe (hallux valgus deformity) is applied and results in the ball of the big toe inflammation. An abnormally long toes often develop Hammerzehdeformitäten. Often form in the Hammerzehdeformität painful corns, especially in case of infestation of V. toe. Between the corns to accessory bursa can develop that ignite. For symptoms of hammertoes include pain deformation by shoes, v. a. at too low and narrow compartments for the toes, and sometimes a metatarsalgia. The diagnosis is made clinically. must at the joints after a coexisting arthritis (z. B. an RA, see diagnosing RA) will gefahndet. Hammer toes. With a hammer toe, usually the second toe or sometimes another toe, a solid Z-shaped deformity developed. Wide therapy toe in the shoe toe pad, orthotics or a combination of the footwear should be enough room for the toes. Commercially available toe pads are helpful by shielding the affected toes against the overlying shoe. Rich conservative measures are not sufficient, surgical intervention can help. For additional metatarsalgia an OTC product or prescription orthosis with metatarsal padding and cushioning can bring about pain relief.

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