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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Sara Mohsin, M.B.B.S.[2]Faizan Sheraz, M.D. [3]

Overview

Patients may have antalgic posture. Physical examination may be remarkable for tenderness to palpation, limitation of range of motion, dysesthetic pain and Mulder's sign which includes replication of symptoms or clicking sensations upon direct pressure between the metatarsal heads or compression of transverse arch in forefoot between the finger and thumb. Negative signs include no obvious deformities, erythema or signs of inflammation.

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  1. Neuroma. Radiopedia http://radiopaedia.org/cases/morton-neuroma-2 Accessed on April 21, 2016

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