Osteoarticular lesions of lesser toes as cause of dermatological problems within the foot
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Oddział Ortopedii i Traumatologii Narządu Ruchu z Pododdziałem Chirurgii Artroskopowej, Sosnowiecki Szpital Miejski Sp. z o.o.
Akademia Podologii w Katowicach
Instytut Promocji Zdrowia, Wyższa Szkoła Teologiczno-Humanistyczna im. Michała Beliny-Czechowskiego w Podkowie Leśnej
Katedra Kosmetologii, Wydział Farmaceutyczny z Oddziałem Medycyny Laboratoryjnej w Sosnowcu, Śląski Uniwersytet Medyczny w Katowicach
Katedra i Zakład Podstawowych Nauk Biomedycznych, Wydział Farmaceutyczny z Oddziałem Medycyny Laboratoryjnej w Sosnowcu, Śląski Uniwersytet Medyczny w Katowicach
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Anna Deda   

Katedra Kosmetologii, Wydział Farmaceutyczny z Oddziałem Medycyny Laboratoryjnej w Sosnowcu, Śląski Uniwersytet Medyczny w Katowicach, ul. Kasztanowa 3, 41-205 Sosnowiec
Ann. Acad. Med. Siles. 2019;73:144-149
Dermatological lesions caused by deformation of the lesser toes are some of the reasons why patients seek specialist help. The most common lesions include calluses under the toe tips, thickened and cracking nails, as well as lesions in the interdigital spaces. In addition to the local treatment of dermatological lesions, it is also worth treating the cause of the lesions with the help of a physiotherapist, who using appropriate methods (kinesiology taping, individual orthoses) and techniques (manual therapy) will relieve the foot. In the case of lesions resistant to conservative treatment, orthopaedic consultation is necessary in order to consider surgical correction of the defect and, as a result, eliminate the cause of the problem.
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