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The authors present a study of the treatment of Morton's neuroma. Sixty patients, involving 65 feet treated, were studied. Conservative treatments were compared to surgical excision of the neuroma. As a result of the findings in this study, the authors recommend surgical excision as the initial treatment of choice.
Allergies to metals as a cause of failure of joint prostheses has historically been a controversial issue. Loosening of a prosthesis may be due to trauma, infection of the surrounding area, or a faulty implantation of the device. However, cases of loosening of the device do occur without any history of the above criteria. This leads one to consider other(More)
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