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Primary Morton's Neuroma: comparison of plantar/dorsal incisions for operative treatment

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November 2013

Primary Morton's Neuroma: comparison of plantar/dorsal incisions for operative treatment

Vol: 2| Issue: 10| Number:52| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Plantar Versus Dorsal Incisions for Operative Treatment of Primary Morton's Neuroma

Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Sep;34(9):1198-204

Contributing Authors:
C Akermark H Crone A Skoog L Weidenhielm

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Dr. Christian Akermark discusses different incision techniques for the operative treatment of Morton’s Neuroma

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76 patients suffering from primary Morton's Neuroma (PMN) were randomized to compare the efficacy of surgical treatments using plantar versus dorsal incisions. The study assessed clinical outcomes, adverse events, and complications of surgically resected PMNs. Results indicated that plantar and dorsal incision approaches are equally effective for pain, scar tenderness, restrictions in daily activi...

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