Cryosurgery Or Sclerosing Injections: Which Is Better For Neuromas?

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Editor’s Note: For a related article, see “Is Injection Therapy The Best Solution For Foot Neuromas?” in the January 2002 issue or check out the archives at www.podiatrytoday.com.

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