publication . Article . 2013

The Treatment of Morton’s Neuroma, a Significant Cause of Metatarsalgia for People Who Exercise

Balalis, Konstantine; Topalidou, Anastasia; Balali, Catherine; Tzagarakis, George; Katonis, Pavlos;
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  • Published: 21 Jan 2013 Journal: International Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 4, pages 19-24 (issn: 2158-284X, eissn: 2158-2882, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Scientific Research Publishing, Inc,
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Morton’s Neuroma is a common metatarsalgia in athletes created due to the entrapment of the inter-digital nerve inside the transverse inter-metatarsal ligament. The purpose of the present study is to draw the necessary conclusions from the use of a particular surgical treatment to release the digital nerve, accompanied by neurolysis in adults who exercise. On the whole, twenty five patients with twenty-five suffering extremities were treated. Five of them simultaneously had a Hallux Valgus type deformity and that supports the belief of the mechanical induce of this condition. Both ultrasonography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) were used for the clinical ev...
Subjects
free text keywords: Neuroma, medicine.disease, medicine, Valgus, biology.organism_classification, biology, Metatarsalgia, business.industry, business, Morton's neuroma, Deformity, medicine.symptom, Magnetic resonance imaging, medicine.diagnostic_test, Visual analogue scale, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, Neurolysis, A300
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