Morton syndrome

Mor·ton syn·drome

(mōr'tŏn),
congenital shortening of the first metatarsal causing metatarsalgia.
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Mor·ton syn·drome

(mōr'tŏn sin'drōm)
Congenital shortening of the first metatarsal causing metatarsalgia.
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Morton, Dudley Joy

(mort'on)
U.S. orthopedic surgeon, 1884–1960.

Morton disease

Morton toe.
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MORTON TOE

Morton 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 syndrome

Morton toe.
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Morton,

Dudley J., U.S. orthopedist, 1884-1960.
Morton syndrome - congenital shortening of the first metatarsal, causing metatarsalgia.
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