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Middlesex, NJ
A 53-year-old female asked:

Have a sore lump under the middle of my big toe. podiatrist said it's start of arthritis with hyperextension of top portion of toe. name of problem?

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Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 26 years experience
Hallux Limitus: it means limitation of the amount of motion in that joint. It can be caused by arthritis, trauma, and even heridity

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