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What are the post-op course after Morton's neuroma Surgery?

1? Weight bearing

2? Suture removal

Can progress to athletic type of shoe at 3?

 

 

 

 

1. immediately after surgery 

2. 2 weeks 

3. 2 weeks 

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What are the complications for Morton's neuroma surgery?

1?

2?

3?

4?

 

 

 

 

1. Hematoma (placing a drain may prevent it)

 2. Recurrence (Stump neuroma)

3.RSD (Causalgia)

4. Digital instability as a result of release of the DTML? lubmricals!! 

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Plantar approach 

1? remains intact

2? access

Decreased 3?

4? Neuromas 

 

 

1. DTIL: Deep transverse intermetatarsal ligament

2. Direct

3. likelihood hematoma/dehiscence 

4. Recurrent neuromas (good procedure for recurrent neuromas)

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What is the post-op consideration for plantar approach?

Soft 1?

Protected WB x 2?

Sutures out at 3?

Scar massage 

 

 

1.  dressing 

2.  3 weeks (CAM Walker) 

3. at 3 week

 

 

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what are the benefits with plantar approach for morton's neuroma?

 1? access 

Decreased 2?

Good 3? 

 

 

1. Direct

2.  surgical time 

3.  scar quality?

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