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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. This results in a bump on the outside edge of the base of the little toe.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerGavin W.G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
Current as ofJuly 5, 2016
Current as of:
July 5, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Gavin W.G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
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