Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery (Asia Pacific)

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VOLUME 7 , ISSUE 2 ( July-December, 2020 ) > List of Articles

Mini Symposium: Forefoot Disorders

Morton's Neuroma

Arvind Puri

Keywords : Foot, Neuropathy, Nonoperative, Pain, Surgical technique

Citation Information : Puri A. Morton's Neuroma. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2020; 7 (2):46-49.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1122

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Morton\'s neuroma is a common cause of forefoot pain. It most commonly affects middle-aged females and involves the third web space. A thorough history and examination should be adequate to diagnose with ultrasound (US) being the investigation of choice. Treatment usually involves conservative measures including analgesia; footwear and orthotic; local steroid injection; and in cases of failed nonoperative measures, open excision is performed.


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