Underlapping Toe

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A congenitally deformed toe—usually the fourth or fifth—which lies under the plane formed by the other toes and, by pushing on the other toes, causes irritation
Management Simple corrective positional taping of underlapping (or overlapping) toes during the neonatal period corrects 94% of cases; after infancy, corrective shoes; if symptomatic, de-rotation arthroplasty
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