Classic Article List: Lesser Ray Pathology

  • Fallat, L.M. and Buckholz, J.J. “An Analysis of the Tailor's Bunion by Radiographic and Anatomical Display.” Am Podiatry Assoc 1980 Dec: 70(12):597-603.
  • Gerbert, J., Sgarlato, T.E. and Subotnick, S.I. “Preliminary Study of a Closing Wedge Osteotomy of the Fifth Metatarsal for Correction of a Tailor's Bunion Deformity.” J Am Podiatry Assoc 1972 Jun: 62(6):212-8.
  • Kitaoka, H.B. and Leventen, E.O. “Medial Displacement Metatarsal Osteotomy for Treatment of Painful Bunionette.” Clinton Orthop 1989: 243:172-179.
  • Konradsen, L. and Nielsen, P.T. “Distal Metatarsal Osteotomy for Bunionette Deformity.” J Foot Surg 1988: 27(6):493-496.
  • Levin, H.V.” Techniques in Foot Surgery; Surgical Procedure for Removal of Fifth Metatarsal Head for Tailor's Bunion and Plantar Keratosis.” J Am Podiatry Assoc 1958 Apr: 48(4):163-4.
  • McKeever, D.C. “Excision of the Fifth Metatarsal Head.” Clinton Orthopedic 1959: 13:321-322.
  • Throckmorton, J.K., Badlee, N. “Transverse V Sliding Osteotomy: a New Surgical Procedure for Correction of Tailor's Bunion Deformity.” J Foot Surg 1978: 18(3):117-121.
  • VanHerpe, L. and Mitchell, C.L. “Resection of Metatarsal Heads for Painful and Intractable Plantar Callosities. A Report of Ten Years Experience.” Henry Ford Hosp Med Bull 1962 Mar: 10:241-4.
Central Metatarsal Pathology
  • Blitz, N.M., Christensen, J.C. and Ford, L.A. “Plantar Plate Ruptures of the 2nd Metatarsophalangeal Joint.” JFAS 2002 Mar-Apr: 41(2):138-9.
  • Blitz, N.M., Ford, L.A. and Christensen, J.C. “Plantar Plate Repair of the Second Metatarsophalangeal Joint: Technique and Tips.” JFAS 2004 Jul-Aug: 43(4): 231-40
  • Ford, L.A., Collins, K.B. and Christensen, J.C. “Stabilization of the Subluxed Second Metatarsophalangeal Joint: Flexor Tendon Transfer versus Primary Repair of the Plantar Plate.” J Foot Ankle Surg 1998 May-Jun: 37(3):217-22.
  • Green, A.L. and Rutledge, B.A. “Surgical Treatment of Plantar Corns.” US Armed Forces Med J 1957 Feb: 8(2):219-34.
  • Jimenez, A.L. “Brachymetatarsia: a Study in Surgical Planning.” J Am Podiatry Assoc 1979 Apr: 69(4):245-51.
  • Kim, H.T., Lee, S.H., Yoo, C.I., Kang, J.H. and Suh, J.T. “The Management of Brachymetatarsia.” J Bone Joint Surg Br 2003 Jul: 85(5):683-90.
  • O'Kane, C. and Kilmartin, T.E. “The Surgical Management of Central Metatarsalgia.” Foot Ankle Int 2002 May: 23(5):415-9.
  • Roukis, T.S. “Central Metatarsal Head-Neck Osteotomies: Indications and Operative Techniques.” Clin Podiatr Med Surg 2005 Apr: 22(2):197-222,vi.
  • Schweitzer, D.A., Lew, H., Shuken, J. and Morgan, J. “Central Metatarsal Shortening Following Osteotomy and its Clinical Significance.” JAPMA 1982 Jan: 72 (1): 6-10.
  • Sclamberg, E.L. and Lorenz, M.A. “A Dorsal Wedge V Osteotomy for Painful Plantar Callosities.” Foot Ankle 1983 Jul-Aug: 4(1):30-2.
  • Yu, G.V., Judge, M.S., Hudson, J.R. and Seidelmann, F.E. “Predislocation Syndrome. Progressive Subluxation/Dislocation of the Lesser Metatarsophalangeal Joint.” J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2002 Apr: 92(4):182-99.
Interdigital Neuroma
  • Betts, L.O. “Morton's Metatarsalgia: Neuritis of the Fourth Digital Nerve.” Med J Australia 1940: 1(15):514-515.
  • Goldman, F.J. “Intermetatarsal Neuroma: Light Microscopic Observations.” Am Podiatr Assoc 1979: 69(5):317-324.
  • Mann, R. and Reynolds, J.C. “Interdigital Neuroma: a Critical Clinical Analysis.” Foot Ankle 1983: 3(4):238-243.
  • McElvenny, R.T. “The Etiology and Surgical Management of Intractable Pain about the Fourth Metatarsophalangeal Joint.” J Bone Joint Surg 1943: 25(3):675-679.
  • Morton, T.G. “A peculiar and painful affection of the fourth metatarsophalangeal articulation.” Am J Med Sci, 1876:71: 37–45.
  • Mulder, J.D. “The Causative Mechanism of Morton's Metatarsalgia.” J Bone Joint Surg 1951: 33B(1):94-95.