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Bone spurs on the toe and bunions the same thing? Thanks

Posted by caulie D. on 8/22/03 at 00:18 (127619)

Are bone spurs on the toe also sometimes called toe bunions? I've heard people interchange the words. Thanks in advance

Re: Bone spurs on the toe and bunions the same thing? Thanks

dr ben pearl on 8/22/03 at 05:27 (127627)

No, they are called hammertoes or mallet toes depending on location. Bunions refer to the metatarsal bones.

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