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Alternate Names : Claw Toe, Mallet Toe
Hammertoe | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring
The knuckles on a hammertoe often rub against the shoe. This creates painful calluses.
Occasionally, the toes are so twisted that one toe rubs against the toe next to it. This also produces painful corns or calluses.
Hammertoe: Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors
Hammertoe: Diagnosis & Tests
Author: Bill O'Halloran, DPM Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS Date Reviewed: 05/18/01