• Callosities (Corns) Risk Factors

Risk Factors

People of all ages can be affected. Any condition or activity that results in increased pressure or friction over the fingers or toes can lead to development of corns or calluses, including

  • Abnormalities in structure of feet or toes.
  • Abnormalities in gait.
  • Bunion - Bunion is an abnormal prominence at the base of the great toe. It causes displacement of the great toe.
  • Poorly fitting and tight footwear
  • Using equipment, tools, or instruments that exert constant or repeated pressure on specific locations of fingers or toes.
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