Infectious plantar fasciitis (iatrogenic)

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino

Presentation

Patient presented with severe swelling and pain after plantar injection of cortisol (meant to be a pain therapy...).

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Extensive fluid accumulation around the plantar facia. Surgical decompression was performed and revealed pure pus, requiring days and days of drainage (foot was cut open on both sides...)

Case Discussion

The findings of MR images are compatible with plantar fasciitis.

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Case Information

rID: 16693
Case created: 10th Feb 2012
Last edited: 8th Oct 2015
Tag: foot
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