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is it common for the toe next to the big toe to be crooked with (a) plantar fibroma? right foot, second toe looks like the letter "c".

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Fairly: What you are describing is not uncommon and is likely a hammertoe. Don't hesitate to be seen to discuss treatment options.
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Hammer Time.: There are multiple reasons why the second toe can take on a "C" shape. The deformity is known as a hammer toe. Typically a plantar fibroma does not cause this deformity, but who is to say that in your specific case it does. To remove all doubt, have your foot evaluated by a specialist that makes a living treating pedal problems such as this.

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