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La Chirurgia degli Organi di Movimento

, Volume 92, Issue 1, pp 39–43 | Cite as

Operative treatment of interdigital Morton’s neuroma

  • Maurizio ValenteEmail author
  • Marina Crucil
  • Vincenzo Alecci
Original Article

Abstract

The Authors present their experience in the surgical treatment of Morton’s neuroma via a dorsal approach. The assessed results have been very good in terms of a clear clinical improvement and no recurrences in all the treated cases. The histological examination carried out on all the removed samples have shown that the thickening of the nerve first occurs due to perineural fibrosis and successively associated with sclerohyalinosis of the tissue, which is in line with the already existing literature reports. The Authors of the article reckon the adopted surgical technique to be simple, safe and highly effective.

Keywords

Interdigital neuroma Surgical treatment Dorsal approach 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurizio Valente
    • 1
    Email author
  • Marina Crucil
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Alecci
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics“San Polo” HospitalMonfalcone (GO)Italy

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