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I have cross over toe. Is it ever too late for surgery when…

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I have cross over toe...
I have cross over toe. Is it ever too late for surgery when the second toe completely crosses over the big toe?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Orthopedics
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Orthopedist: Dr.Sawhney, Orthopedic Surgeon replied 2 years ago
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Orthopedist: Dr.Sawhney, Orthopedic Surgeon replied 2 years ago

Surgical correction can be done even if there is a complete crossover if second toe over great toe.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Is the surgery involving crossover toe more complicated once the second toe has completely crossed the big toe? What is the recovery time?
Orthopedist: Dr.Sawhney, Orthopedic Surgeon replied 2 years ago

Technique remains the same though little more dissection may be needed when second to has crossed over completely.

Total recovery time is around 3 months.

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