Nonoperative treatment of plantar interdigital neuroma with a single corticosteroid injection.

@article{Rasmussen1996NonoperativeTO,
  title={Nonoperative treatment of plantar interdigital neuroma with a single corticosteroid injection.},
  author={Maynard R Rasmussen and Harold B. Kitaoka and G L Patzer},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1996},
  volume={326},
  pages={188-93}
}
Patients who received a single corticosteroid injection for treatment of third webspace plantar interdigital neuroma were studied retrospectively. Forty-three patients (51 feet) were available for followup study (followup mean, 4 years; range, 2 to 6 years). Mean age of patients was 53 years. Pain initially was relieved in 36 patients (41 feet [80%]). Twenty-four feet (47%) ultimately required surgical excision, while most of the remaining 27 feet (53%), which had not been treated surgically… CONTINUE READING