NE85.3/T87.3 Neuroma of amputation stump



Neuroma of amputation stump is a condition that occurs when the nerves in the amputation stump grow in an excessive manner, leading to a thickening of the nerves and pain. This condition is usually caused by the trauma of the amputation, as well as scar tissue that develops around the site of the amputation.


The diagnosis of Neuroma of amputation stump is usually made through medical history and physical examination. Imaging tests such as X-rays, CT scans, and MRI scans may also be used to detect the presence of a neuroma. If a neuroma is detected, a biopsy may be taken from the affected area to confirm the diagnosis.

Differential diagnosis

Differential diagnosis of Neuroma of amputation stump include other causes of nerve pain such as nerve entrapment, nerve compression, and nerve avulsion.


Treatment of Neuroma of amputation stump typically involves medications to reduce pain and inflammation, physical therapy, and occasionally surgical removal of the neuroma.


The prognosis for Neuroma of amputation stump is typically good, with most patients experiencing a reduction in pain and a return to normal activities after treatment.

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