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Just had surgery on my foot due to plantar fasciits, heel spur and nerve damage which caused me a lot of pain. Found a tumor on the nerve.What is that?

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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Neuroma

A neuroma is a thickening of the nerve due to repetetive trauma.
They typically remove the nerve that will cause some numbness, but the trade off is that the pain is gone. These are almost always benign.

In brief: Neuroma

A neuroma is a thickening of the nerve due to repetetive trauma.
They typically remove the nerve that will cause some numbness, but the trade off is that the pain is gone. These are almost always benign.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: There are

Different types of tumors, it would depend on the pathology report.
I would imagine your surgeon would discuss the findings with you.

In brief: There are

Different types of tumors, it would depend on the pathology report.
I would imagine your surgeon would discuss the findings with you.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many possibilities.

The pathologist would need to tell you from the biopsy.

In brief: Many possibilities.

The pathologist would need to tell you from the biopsy.
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Neuroma

I was ask your surgeon for a copy of the pathology from your surgical intervention.
The word tumor can be misleading and scary.... Tumor on a nerve may be a benign lesion known as a neuroma.... Check with your foot surgeon www.Acfas.Org.

In brief: Neuroma

I was ask your surgeon for a copy of the pathology from your surgical intervention.
The word tumor can be misleading and scary.... Tumor on a nerve may be a benign lesion known as a neuroma.... Check with your foot surgeon www.Acfas.Org.
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Neuroma

A benign nerve tumor on the calcaneal nerve.

In brief: Neuroma

A benign nerve tumor on the calcaneal nerve.
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