Bunion removal

Alternative Names

Bunionectomy; Hallux valgus correction

Definition of Bunion removal

Bunion removal is surgery to treat deformed bones of the big toe and foot. For more information on this type of deformity, see:

Review

Dennis Ogiela, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 3/2/2010

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