perineural fibroma

perineural fibroma

[‚per·ə′nu̇r·əl fī′brō·mə]
(medicine)
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Radiological or other imaging of the area of pain can be useful in the consideration of Ddx's, as can diagnostic ultrasound--the latter especially so in identifying possible perineural fibromas (AKA--Mortons neuroma) by virtue of finding hypoechoic areas consistent with a presentation of Mortons neuroma'--symptomatic neuroma are frequently between 9-12 or more mm in diameter.