Morton's neuroma


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Morton's neuroma

[¦mȯrt·ənz nə′rō·mə]
(medicine)
The thickening of the third intermetatarsal nerve over a period of years, causing a small benign fusiform tumor to eventually form in the space between the third and fourth toes, symptoms include painful burning, tingling, and numbness between the third and fourth toes, often accompanied by radiating electric-like shocks.
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Greiss, "The digital nerve stretch test: a sensitive indicator of Morton's neuroma and neuritis," Foot and Ankle Surgery, vol.
A retrospective audit on the role of sonographical interpretation and localisation of intermetatarsal neuroma in the surgical management of Morton's neuroma.
Six and a half months into the course of treatment, Helen told us that her big toe joints were doing great, the low back pain was 75% to 80% better since starting the Rhus tox, and the Morton's neuroma was almost gone.
In a retrospective case series, 82 patients with primary Morton's neuroma were treated by a single surgeon and a single technique (dorsal incision and nerve transection).
And I have adjusted to waning eyesight, diminished hearing, a thicken-ing waist and even Morton's Neuroma.
Chapter Nine, "Nerve Entrapments, and Hand and Forearm Pain," examines carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, deQuervain's tenosynovitis, thoracic outlet syndrome, Morton's Neuroma and how to treat nerve entrapments.
THE condition you describe could well be a Morton's neuroma, which typically occurs in women who have worn fashionable but often tight and uncomfortable shoes for a number of years.
Permanent Residuals: Soft tissue crushing injury resulting in tarsal tunnel syndrome and Morton's neuroma.
It could be a number of things but your symptoms are suggestive of a condition called plantar digital neuritis - otherwise known as Morton's neuroma.
Morton's neuroma, a sharp, hot/cold pain usually in the area between the third and fourth toes, is a result of damage to the nerve.
6 Morton's neuroma, which, simply put, is a swollen area in one of the nerves at the base of your toes, most commonly between the third and fourth toes.