Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Foot Callus Symptoms

Symptoms of corns and calluses include:

Features of corns and calluses include:
  • Corns can range from a minor thickening of the skin to a painful, hard bump.
  • Corns often form at the top of deformed toe joints, such as hammertoes.
  • Many people get corns on the end of their toes when the toes rub against shoes.
  • Corns can also grow between the toes, usually between the first and second toes.
  • Less commonly, corns and calluses can become very painful.
  • Swollen and painful corns may cause difficulty walking.

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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Foot Callus References
  1. Coughlin MJ: Common causes of pain in the forefoot in adults. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2000 Aug; 82(6): 781-90. [10990297]
  2. Singh D, Bentley G, Trevino SG: Callosities, corns, and calluses. BMJ 1996 Jun 1; 312(7043): 1403-6. [8646101]
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