Diagnosis and treatment of Morton’s neuroma
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Diagnosis and treatment of Morton’s neuroma

Anthony Summers Clinical nurse, Caboolture Hospital, Queensland, Australia

Anthony Summers describes the causes of, and management options for, a painful foot condition that usually occurs in women who wear tight shoes

Morton’s neuroma is a benign foot condition that occurs more often in women than men, and particularly in those who wear narrow, high-heeled shoes. This article presents a case study of the condition, discusses its symptoms and diagnosis, and provides information about the range of treatments on offer.

Emergency Nurse. 18, 5, 16-17. doi: 10.7748/en2010.09.18.5.16.c7971

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