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Morton's neuroma

Morton's neuroma: Introduction

Morton's neuroma: Morton's neuroma is a benign neuroma of an intermetatarsal plantar nerve, most commonly of the third and fourth intermetatarsal spaces. It is characterised by numbness and pain, relieved by removing footwear. See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Morton's neuroma, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Morton's neuroma:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Morton's neuroma. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

  • Wearing narrow-toed shoes
  • Performing aggravating sporting activities
  • more causes...»

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Common Causes of Morton's neuroma

Home Diagnostic Testing and Morton's neuroma

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Morton's neuroma Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Morton's neuroma may include:

  • Footwear adjustment
  • Padding of foot under affected toes or use of special inner soles
  • Local corticosteroid at affected site
  • Surgical excision of lump to free entrapped nerve
  • more treatments...»

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Misdiagnosis and Morton's neuroma

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Detailed list of causes of Morton's neuroma

The list below shows some of the causes of Morton's neuroma mentioned in various sources:

  • Performing aggravating sporting activities
  • Wearing narrow-toed shoes
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Morton's neuroma?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Morton's neuroma. Of the 2 causes of Morton's neuroma that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Morton's neuroma:

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Medical Conditions associated with Morton's neuroma:

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Symptoms related to Morton's neuroma:

Performing aggravating sporting activities, Wearing narrow-toed shoes

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