In your clinical perspective, how would you best classify a Morton's neuroma?

A peripheral nerve entrapment syndrome
59% (98 votes)
A true neuroma
12% (20 votes)
A painful mass of mixed tissue etiology
28% (47 votes)
Total votes: 165
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Anonymoussays: September 28, 2009 at 8:23 pm

The question is "best classify a Morton's neuroma"

The question is not "what are the eitologies that may give rise to neuroma symptoms".

A neuroma is a thickening of the perineural envelope which is the true definition of a Morton's neuroma. An adevenitious bursae can compress on the common digital nerve giving rise to "neuroma" type symptoms, however it is not a mortons neuroma.

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