Acta Med. 2007, 50: 221-222

Forefoot Complaints – the Morton’s Metatarsalgia. The Role of MR Imaging

Theodossios Birbilis, Efthymia Theodoropoulou, Dimitrios Koulalis

Democritus University of Thrace, Medical School, Department of Neurosurgery, Alexandroupolis, Greece

Received June 1, 2007
Accepted August 1, 2007

An illustrated case with Morton’s metatarsalgia is presented. MR imaging was helpful for determining the presence, location and magnitude of intermetatarsal neuroma. Moreover, it had a large influence on the differential diagnostic thinking because many disorders may produce forefoot complaints mimicking Morton’s metatarsalgia.


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