Description of total population hospital admissions for Morton's metatarsalgia in Australia.

@article{Naraghi2014DescriptionOT,
  title={Description of total population hospital admissions for Morton's metatarsalgia in Australia.},
  author={Reza N Naraghi and Alan Bryant and Linda M. Slack-Smith},
  journal={Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={104 5},
  pages={451-4}
}
BACKGROUND Morton's metatarsalgia is a painful perineural fibroma of a plantar nerve, most commonly of the second or third intermetatarsal spaces of the forefoot. The aim of this study was to investigate hospital admissions with a diagnosis of Morton's metatarsalgia in the Australian population from 1998 to 2008. METHODS Data regarding admissions with a diagnosis code of ICD-10 G57.6 were extracted from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare databases of hospital morbidity from 1998… CONTINUE READING