"Hallux Rigidus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A condition caused by degenerative arthritis (see OSTEOARTHRITIS) of the METATARSOPHALANGEAL JOINT of the great toe and characterized by pain and limited dorsiflexion, but relatively unrestricted plantar flexion.
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