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Hello what can be the cause of recurrent metatarsal edema without cause. doctor has prescribed amitriptyline. patients age is 77 and has ht of 150/95?

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Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 23 years experience
Repeat trauma : possible atrophy of the fat pad resulting in over loading metatarsal and more pressure from hammer toes will result in bone marrow edema inflammation

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