metatarsalgia


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metatarsalgia

 [met″ah-tahr-sal´jah]
pain and tenderness in the metatarsal region.

met·a·tar·sal·gi·a

(met'ă-tar-sal'jē-ă),
Pain in the forefoot in the region of the heads of the metatarsals.
[meta- + G. algos, pain]

metatarsalgia

/meta·tar·sal·gia/ (-tahr-sal´jah) pain and tenderness in the metatarsal region.

metatarsalgia

(mĕt′ə-tär-săl′jə)
n.
A cramping burning pain that focuses in the region of the metatarsal bones of the foot.

metatarsalgia

[met′ətärsal′jə]
Etymology: Gk, meta + tarsos + algos, pain
a painful condition around the metatarsal bones caused by an abnormality of the foot or by recalcification of degenerated heads of metatarsal bones.

tailor’s bunion

Inflammation of the 5th metatarsal at the base of the little toe; named after the seated position of tailors who sat cross-legged, compressing a pressure point of the little toe that corresponded to the site of inflammation.

Types
• Intrinsic—due to congenital bone defects, which is distinctly rare.
• Extrinsi—caused by footwear that puts pressure on the 5th metatarsal.

Clinical findings
Pain over the lateral base of the fifth toe; if extreme and prolonged, the skin may ulcerate.

Management
Padded and/or wider shoes; surgery is a last resort.

metatarsalgia

Orthopedics Pain of the forefoot at the plantar aspect of the metatarsal head DiffDx Neuroma, intermetatarsal bursitis Defects causing excess local pressure Depressed metatarsal, elongated metatarsal with abnormal metatarsal parabola, ↓ plantar fat pad, accessory sesamoids, overpronation with hypermobile first ray Management ↓ pressure under affected metatarsal head, metatarsal pads to unload metatarsal, arch supports or orthotics, Spenco insoles to ↓ shear forces and pad, thick, curved midsole–rocker-bottom–shoes to ↓ forces under the metatarsals

met·a·tar·sal·gi·a

(met'ă-tahr-sal'jē-ă)
Pain in the forefoot in the region of the heads of the metatarsals.
[meta- + G. algos, pain]

metatarsalgia

Pain in the long bones of the foot (METATARSALS).
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Complications include recurrence, under correction, and overcorrection, failure of fixation, shortening, metatarsalgia, and delayed union or malunion.
No statistical relationships were found between metatarsalgia and the athletes' age, weight, height and BMI.
La eleccion del procedimiento debe adaptarse a la edad y a las exigencias biomecanicas del paciente en particular, es una tecnica que se utiliza en etapa final de la artrosis de primer AMTF en pacientes de edad avanzada con demandas funcionales limitadas debido a la complicacion mas frecuente, la metatarsalgia postoperatoria (3).
Es una patologia que se presenta en numerosas metatarsalgias y que requiere por tanto una minuciosa historia clinica para poder definir ya no solo la etiologia causante de la inflamacion y poder actuar en consecuencia, si no tambien para averiguar a partir de la semiologia en cual de esas tres etapas (inflamacion, subluxacion o luxacion completa de la articulacion) nos encontramos, ya que cada uno de ellas tiene un abordaje terapeutico diferente.
Typically, metatarsalgia presents as localised or sometimes diffused pain in mainly the plantar metatarsophalangeal area, of varying severity.
QI HAVE been referred to a podiatrist for metatarsalgia.
2) Plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, hallux valgus, and posterior tibial tendon dysfunction are common problems associated with hyperpronation of the foot.
Among the foot ailments that particularly affect women are Achilles tendinitis, bunions, hammertoe, metatarsalgia (pain in the ball of the foot) and Haglund's deformity (a bone enlargement at the back of the heel, sometimes referred to as "pump bump").
6-9) Hallux valgus, hallux rigidus, sesamoiditis/osteonecrosis, metatarsalgia, and tendinopathy of the flexor hallucis are among the most frequent injuries.
In your case, pain under the second and third metatarsals or metatarsalgia, which is fairly common among runners, can be caused by an underlying biomechanical deformity like an elongated or depressed metatarsal head.