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Mortons neuroma

What is a Mortons neuroma? | Why does a Mortons neuroma occur? | What symptoms might I have? | What treatments are available? | How likely is surgery to be curative? | Surgical excision of a Mortons neuroma (operative stills) | Revision case (operative stills) | After the operation

 

Surgical excision of a Mortons neuroma - Primary case
(images from several cases)

the incision, between the two affected toes into the web space.the incision deepened between the metatarsals to reveal the neuroma(1).the mortons neuroma (1)
The incision, between the two affected toes into the web space.The incision deepened between the metatarsals to reveal the neuroma(1).The mortons neuroma (1)
the nerve at the point of branching(2) where the neuroma occurs.the neuroma being dissected free.the proximal end of the nerve(1), now divided, the neuroma(2) and the two digital nerves(3) into which it splits.
The nerve at the point of branching(2) where the neuroma occurs.The neuroma being dissected free.The proximal end of the nerve(1), now divided, the neuroma(2) and the two digital nerves(3) into which it splits.
the neuroma excised.the wound closed with absorbable suturethe compressive dressing to be worn for 2 weeks post operatively.
The neuroma excised.The wound closed with absorbable sutureThe compressive dressing to be worn for 2 weeks post operatively.
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