Hammer toe

What is Hammer toe?

A toe that is bent permanently downward, typically as a result of pressure from footwear.

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had in 1985 hammer toes worked on with surgery to peg middle joint of toes together but in past year notices hard lump under 3rd toe next to baby...

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based from your description, it could be a tendon cyst, lipoma (fatty deposit) or a fibroma (fibrous tissue formation). other lesions that must...

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hello, i am starting to care for my elderly father. he has foot problems that he has cared for on his own for years. he has hammer toes, tonail...

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Hammer toe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toe, when the toe appears permanently bent at the joint. There are a number of causes...

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