publication . Article . 2007

Morton neuroma: evaluated with ultrasonography and MR imaging.

Yong-Min Huh; Mi-Jung Lee; Sungjun Kim; Ho-Taek Song; Jin Woo Lee; jin-suck Suh;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2007 Journal: Korean Journal of Radiology, volume 8, page 148 (issn: 1229-6929, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: The Korean Society of Radiology
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy of both ultrasonography (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the assessment of Morton neuroma. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Our study group was comprised of 20 neuromas from 17 patients, and the neuromas were confirmed on surgery following evaluation with US, MRI, or both US and MRI. The diagnostic criterion for Morton neuroma, as examined by US, was the presence of a round or ovoid, well-defined, hypoechoic mass. The diagnostic criterion, based on MR imaging, was a well defined mass with intermediate to low signal intensity on both the T1- and T2-weighted images. The retrospective co...
Medical Subject Headings: otorhinolaryngologic diseasessense organs
free text keywords: Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging, Original Article, Neuroma, Foot, MR, Nervous system, US
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