An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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MORTON, Dudley Joy

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Metatarsus atavicus: The identification of a distinct type of foot disorder.

J. Bone Joint Surg., 9, 531-544, 1927.
"Morton's toe,"  the condition of having a first metatarsal which is short in relation to the second metatarsal.  It is a type of brachymetatarsia
See also Morton, The human foot: Its evolutionary development, physiology, and function disorders. New York: Columbia University Press, 1935. Morton believed that two major causes of foot problems were the short first metatarsal bone and hypermobility of the first metatarsal bone.


Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Foot / Ankle, Podiatry