Test Yourself March/April 2020: Morton’s Neuroma


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Welcome to your Morton’s Neuroma

1. Morton’s neuroma occurs when abnormal tissue growth surrounds a _______.

2. Morton’s neuroma most commonly develops between the first and second toes of the foot.

3. Which of the following does not describe the sensations of Morton’s neuroma?

4. Conditions of Morton’s neuroma are exacerbated by _______.

5. Morton’s neuroma has numerous causes.

6. The three medical procedures that are most commonly used to diagnose Morton’s neuroma are ______.

7. Standard medical care for Morton’s neuroma includes _______.

8. Surgery is the standard recommended treatment for all cases of Morton’s neuroma.

9. Which of the following aspects of a pedicure is considered most helpful to clients with Morton’s neuroma?

10. There are approximately _______ nerves in the human foot.

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