Facts about Morton’s neuroma #4: multiple Morton’s neuromas?
Morton neuroma may appear as an isolated single neuroma in 65% of cases or multiple neuromas in the remaining 35% of cases.
Third metatarsal space is the most frequently reported site (3 of 4 isolated neuromas occur in the third metatarsal space). In multiple neuromas, the third metatarsal space is involved in almost 100% of cases.
Mortons neuroma Metatarsophalangeal joints
Janet D. Pearl, MD, MSc is the Medical Director of The Center for Morton’s Neuroma and Complete Spine and Pain Care, an interventional and integrated Pain Management program located in Framingham, Massachusetts. Previously, Dr. Pearl was the Co-Director of the Pain Management Center at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, where she was also the Director of the Fellowship program. She is the former Director of a satellite pain center of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Pain Management Center, located at the HealthSouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Pearl held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School and Tufts Medical School. She serves on the Health Care Services Board of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents since 2000 as one of its physician representatives and is Chair of the Committee on Pain Management.