Mortons Neuralgia is also know by it’s more common name of an interdigital neuroma or Morton’s neuroma. This is a very common disorder in that is more of a nuisance than a life threatening problem. Luckily it is very well researched and it is very treatable!
-Bottom line- the nerve gets impinged somehow and causes swelling & irritation
Goal- Decrease pressure & irritation on nerve
Alcohol Sclerosing injection
-Surgical excision remains the most common procedure for Morton neuroma. It is most commonly performed through a dorsal or plantar longitudinal incision approach. these procedures are essentially the same, with the same goal of neurectomy (to simply cut out the nerve), differences exist in the dissection. You will lose feeling in the area after this surgery.
Unique Surgical Options for Mortons Neuralgia
Unproven Surgical Options for Mortons Neuralgia
Complications of Surgery for Mortons Neuralgia
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Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Volume 27, Issue 4, October 2010, Pages 535–545