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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This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Ghent Identifier:
First received: January 30, 2006
Last updated: May 18, 2009
Last verified: February 2009

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: 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

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Morton neuroma of the foot

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00284414

Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Principal Investigator: Rene Verdonk, MD, PhD University Hospital, Ghent
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: René Verdonk, University Hospital Ghent Identifier: NCT00284414     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004/199
Study First Received: January 30, 2006
Last Updated: May 18, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nerve Sheath Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms processed this record on April 27, 2017