Prevalence of Interdigital Nerve Enlargements in an Asymptomatic Population

Foot & Ankle International, 06/22/2012

Ultrasound, even in highly skilled hands, has a high rate of incidental finding of an asymptomatic interdigital nerve enlargement, which can lead to a false diagnosis of a Morton’s neuroma. Sonographic evidence of Morton’s neuroma per se is unreliable unless it is correlated with an equivocal clinical examination. Clinical examination is still the gold standard for the diagnosis of a Morton’s neuroma.

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