congenital shortening of the first metatarsal causing metatarsalgia.
Mor·ton syn·drome(mōr'tŏn sin'drōm)
Congenital shortening of the first metatarsal causing metatarsalgia.
Morton, Dudley Joy(mort'on)
U.S. orthopedic surgeon, 1884–1960.
Morton diseaseMorton toe.
A seldom-used term for shortening of a metatarsal bone, usually the first metatarsal, or the pain around that bone caused by such a shortening (metatarsalgia) or the pain along the course of the nearby nerve (neuralgia). The condition is sometimes but not always congenital. Synonym: Morton syndrome; Morton toe See: illustration
Morton syndromeMorton toe.
Morton,Dudley J., U.S. orthopedist, 1884-1960.
Morton syndrome - congenital shortening of the first metatarsal, causing metatarsalgia.