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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Squeezing into high heels with narrow toe boxes can cause a condition called Mortons neuroma, which is a painful thickening of tissue between the third and fourth toes, Health News reported.
Q I WAS interested about your information re Mortons Neuroma.
A AS I described several weeks ago Mortons Neuroma is a swelling of the nerve as it passes between the bones of the foot which causes pain when it is compressed.