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Interdigital Neuroma ELFAH

Location: http://www.foothyperbook.com/elective/neuroma/neuromaIntro.htm

Also known as Morton's metatarsalgia or Morton's neuroma, although Morton described neither (Morton thought this was a problem in the 4th MTP joint and Betts described the "neuroma" 70 years later).
The "neuroma" consists of degenerative and fibrotic changes in the common digital nerve near its bifurcation. However, there may be...
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Interdigital Neuroma Mortons Neuroma

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From Athletic Training & Sports Medicine By Chad Starkey, Glen Johnson.
Introducetion, Differential Diagnosis, Medical Diagnostic Tests, Imaging Techniques, Definitive Diagnosis, Pathomechanics and Functional Limitations, Immediate Management, Medications, Postinjury Management, Surgical Intervention, Postoperative Management,Injury Specific Treatment and Rehabilitation Concerns, Estimated Amount of Time Lost, Return-to-Play Criteria
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Interventions for the treatment of Mortons Neuroma Cochrane

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There is insufficient evidence from randomised controlled trials to assess efficacy of surgical and non-surgical interventions for Morton's neuroma. More research is needed.
Morton's neuroma is a common, painful condition affecting the web spaces of the toes. Limited evidence from one randomised controlled trial indicated that surgery involving cutting the relevant...
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Morton Neuroma eMedicine Orthopedics

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Interdigital neuritis is a mechanically induced nerve irritation due to intrinsic and extrinsic biomechanical factors that results in a combination of pain, paresthesias, or numbness in the forefoot. A greater understanding of forefoot anatomy and biomechanics has created an environment to further delineate the pathophysiology of interdigital neuroma.
Synonyms and related...
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Morton Neuroma eMedicine PMR

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Morton neuroma (interdigital neuroma), first described in 1876, is a perineural fibrosis and nerve degeneration of the common digital nerve. Morton neuroma is not a true neuroma, although it results in neuropathic pain in the distribution of the interdigital nerve secondary to repetitive irritation of the nerve. The most frequent...
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Morton Neuroma eMedicine Radiology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/401417-overview

Morton neuroma, or interdigital neuroma, is a common condition that involves enlargement of the interdigital nerve of the foot. Morton neuroma most commonly affects the third intermetatarsal space, but it can also affect the second intermetatarsal space, although it does so less often. Lesions in the fourth and first interspaces...
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Morton's Neuroma Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/mortons_neuroma_interdigital_perineural_fibrosis

Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
Morton's Neuroma: Interdigital Perineural Fibrosis
it is not a neuroma but a perineural fibrosis and it was not first accurately described by Morton but by Durlacher, a chiropodist in 1845; both Thomas G. Morton (1876) and Thomas K....
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Mortons Neuroma Wikidoc

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Morton's neuroma (also known as Morton's metatarsalgia, Morton's neuralgia, plantar neuroma and intermetatarsal neuroma) is a benign neuroma of the interdigital plantar nerve. This problem is characterised by numbness and pain, relieved by removing footwear. Although it is labeled a "neuroma", many sources do not consider it a true tumor, but rather...
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Moton Neuroma

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Chapter 8 in McGlamry's Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Chapter by Miller & Nakra
Definition, Anatamy & Incidence, Diagnosis (Signs & Symptoms, Pain, Palpation, Differential Diagnosis), Diagnostic Tests (Radiographs, Sensory Nerve Conduction Tests), Histopathology, Etiology & Biomechanics, Conservative Management, Surgical Management
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Primary Interdigital Neuroma Resection

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Chapter 12 by Turner & Kitaoka in The foot and ankle By Harold B. Kitaoka, Deborah Ravin
Contents: Indications/Contraindications, Preoperative Planning, Surgery, Postoperative Management, Complications, Bibliography
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Treatment of Morton's Neuroma with Alcohol Injection Under Sonographic Guidance

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AJR 2007; 188:1535-1539 © American Roentgen Ray Society
Treatment of Morton's Neuroma with Alcohol Injection Under Sonographic Guidance: Follow-Up of 101 Cases
Richard J. Hughes, Kaline Ali, Hugh Jones, Sue Kendall and David A. Connell
We conclude that alcohol injection of Morton's neuroma has a high success rate and is well tolerated. The results...
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