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Can a saddle bone deformity cause neuropathic sounding ankle pain?

Can a saddle bone deformity cause neuropathic sounding ankle pain?

NO: There is no connection. The Saddle deformity is an exostosis (bony outgrowth) of the FOOT bones. The ankle is not involved! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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About how much does the surgery to correct saddle bone deformity in a foot cost? Is the procedure relatively safe?

About how much does the surgery to correct saddle bone deformity in a foot cost? Is the procedure relatively safe?

A lot: If elective procedure (due to a medical reason), correction of deformity to the top of your foot would cost thousands of dollars. If for cosmetic reasons, even more. The costs include hospital fees, nursing staff, anesthesia fees, surgeon fees, administration fees, equipment usage, supplies, etc. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for saddle bone deformity on foot? Other than surgery

What are treatment options for saddle bone deformity on foot? Other than surgery

Oui ou Non.: Treatment, to some extent , is based on whether or not the deformity is symptomatic or not. If the enlargement does not cause any discomfort, then shoes with padded tongues or sandals may work just fine. Realistically, it comes down to having it fixed or wearing accommodating shoes. ...Read more

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Knee swelling and pain since two months increasing upon activity no releif with antiinflamatory xray shows no bone deformity?

MRI: Knee pain and swelling can be from a variety of problems. Inflammatory issues such as arthritis, synovitis, tendinitis etc. Can cause pain and swelling. Injuries such as cartilage or ligament tears can also cause pain and swelling. See your doctor and request an MRI as these are all treated differently. ...Read more

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My hip replacement has failed. My doctor said that there is nothing else he can do because of my bone deformities. I am in constant pain .

My hip replacement has failed.  My doctor said that there is nothing else he can do because of my bone deformities. I am in constant pain .

Second opinion: Betty, I see 2 ways. First, to get a second opinion from an orthopedic specializing in complicated hips, second will be to optimize you pain medicine, so that you can continue with physical therapy and exercise for your leg and for that reason you might need to see a pain specialist. Sorry to hear about your experience, but I want you to know that is not uncommon. ...Read more

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64 year old female with complaints pins and needles to 4th and 5th digit of right hand. Noted bone deformity to tips of these digits?

 64 year old female with complaints pins and needles to 4th and 5th digit of right hand.  Noted bone deformity to tips of these digits?

See details: Symptoms is those fingers indicate either an ulnar nerve compression at the elbow or wrist or compression of the 8th cervical nerve root in the neck. An evaluation and an EMG study will give you the answer. ...Read more

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What are some of the treatments, causes, symptoms for deformity of the bone or tend?

What are some of the treatments, causes, symptoms for deformity of the bone or tend?

Deformity of bones: Depends. Please supply a lot more information concerning your question, to help you with a more informed answer. ...Read more

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What is a severe facial deformity in which the lower facial plate bones and jaw give the appearance of a face half its normal size?

What is a severe facial deformity in which the lower facial plate bones and jaw give the appearance of a face half its normal size?

One sign of many: Hemifacial microsomia is having one side of the face smaller than the other. This can be found in isolation or as part of consetllations of abnormalities found in syndromes. If you think this is going on with youself or someone you know (child or adult), that person should consult with a facial plastic surgeon or oral surgeon who does 'orthognathic surgery'. ...Read more

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