Genome-wide association meta-analyses to identify common genetic variants associated with hallux valgus in Caucasian and African Americans

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Hsu, Y-H.; Liu, Y.; Hannan, M. T.; Maixner, W.; Smith, S. B.; Diatchenko, L.; Golightly, Y. M.; Menz, H. B.; Kraus, V. B.; Doherty, M.; Wilson, A. G.; Jordan, J. M.;
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Objective Hallux valgus (HV) affects ∼36% of Caucasian adults. Although considered highly heritable, the underlying genetic determinants are unclear. We conducted the first genome-wide association study (GWAS) aimed to identify genetic variants associated with HV.\ud \u... View more