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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Morton's Neuroma - also known as Morton's Metatarsalgia - is a thickening along the tissue that surrounds nerve endings leading to the toes.