Illustration copyright 2002 by Nucleus
Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.
A bunionette, or tailor's bunion, develops at the base of the little
toe. When the long bone that connects to the toe (metatarsal) bends away from
the foot, the little toe bends inward and the joint swells or enlarges.
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William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Gavin W.G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
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