Arthritis of the great toe joint, or hallux rigidus, is a common disorder affecting 1 in 40 people over the age of 50. Hallux rigidus is characterized by pain, joint stiffness, and decreased motion in the great toe joint. The pain felt with hallux rigidus is worsened with activities, such as running or jumping. Patients often develop a dorsal bony prominence from arthritis formation that becomes inflamed and painful from constant rubbing in shoe gear.
Treatment of hallux ri
Nummular eczema, also called discoid dermatitis, is an inflammatory dermatitis, which presents as well-demarcated annular xerotic and erythematous plaques on the arms or legs. It derives its name from its characteristic coin-shaped skin lesions.1-3 Initially, nummular eczema can present as oozing papules and/or vesicles. These papules and vesicles later dry and coalesce into round plaques.2
The etiology of nummular eczema differs from that of classic atopic eczema. With ato