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Bunion removal - series

Procedure, part 2

Procedure, part 2

Overview

Removal of a bunion is usually done while the patient is deep asleep and pain-free (general anesthesia) and rarely requires a hospital stay. An incision is made along the bones of the big toe into the foot. The deformed joint and bones are repaired and the bones are stabilized with a pin or cast.

Update Date 3/8/2014

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