6 the nerves that supply sensation to the front

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Unformatted text preview: long bones of the foot. Tight-fitting shoes can squeeze these nerves between the bones, causing pain when the nerves swell. This condition is called Morton’s neuroma. Because most people have a dominant foot, muscular development is not the same in both feet. People who have Morton’s neuroma may have the condition in only one foot or they may have it in both feet. Investigators selected a random sample of 12 adult female patients with Morton’s neuroma to study this disease further. The data below are measurements of nerve swelling as recorded by a physician. A value of 1.0 is considered “normal,” and 2.0 is considered extreme swelling. The population distribution of the swelling measurements is approximately normal for adult females who have Morton’s neuroma. Dominant Foot Swelling in Dominant Foot Swelling in Nondominant Foot Foot with Neuroma Left Left Left Left Left Left Right Right Right Right Right Right 1.40 1.55 1.65 1.55 1.70 1.85 1.45 1.65 1.60 1.70 1.85 1.75 1.10 1.25 1.20 1.40 1...
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This note was uploaded on 07/07/2013 for the course SAT AP taught by Professor Mr.zhang during the Fall '11 term at Benjamin N Cardozo High School.

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