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Nerve Injuries

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All the following are features of Morton's metatarsalgia except



A The initial complaint is sharp pain in the fore foot

B The cause is osteochondritis of the second metatarsal head

C Tenderness is usually localized to the interdigital space the third space being the commonest

D Treatment usually involves padding

Ans. B

The cause is osteochondritis of the second metatarsal head

a. The patient usually a woman in her forties complains of pain in the fore foot radiating to the toes.

b. Tenderness is usually localized to the inter digital spaces usually the third, and sensation may be diminished in the cleft and adjacent toes.

c. This is an essentially entrapment syndrome affecting the digital nerve.

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