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Is Ultrasonography Comparable to MRI for the Detection of Morton Neuroma of the Foot?

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00284414
First Posted: January 31, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2009
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Information provided by:
University Hospital, Ghent
  Purpose

Patients with Morton neuroma of the foot will undergo either ultrasonography or MRI. The results will be compared.

In case of surgery, the pathology report will be compared with the ultrasonographic or MRI findings.

Which is the most reliable and specific: ultrasonography or MRI?


Condition Intervention
Morton Neuroma Procedure: Ultrasonography or MRI

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Is Ultrasonography Comparable to MRI for the Detection of Morton Neuroma of the Foot?

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Ghent:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reliability and specificity of ultrasonography and MRI for detection of Morton neuroma of the foot

Estimated Enrollment: 40
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Morton neuroma of the foot

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00284414


Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rene Verdonk, MD, PhD University Hospital, Ghent
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: René Verdonk, University Hospital Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00284414     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004/199
First Submitted: January 30, 2006
First Posted: January 31, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neuroma
Morton Neuroma
Nerve Sheath Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Metatarsalgia
Foot Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Joint Diseases
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Neuralgia
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Signs and Symptoms