- A cramping burning pain that focuses in the region of the metatarsal bones of the foot.
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It may coexist along with the common form of flat-foot, or it may be associated with the neuralgic pain known as metatarsalgia.
Metatarsalgia is characterized by an acute pain, cramplike in character, occurring at the base of the third or fourth toes.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry