Plantar fascia calcification

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Bilateral foot pain. PH psoriatic arthropathy

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Gross calcification/ossification on the plantar aspect of the foot along the line of the plantar fascia.  Note ossification in the distal Achilles tendons on both sides.

Case Discussion

Plantar fascia calcification is usually confined to the fascial insertion but in this case extends along the length of the fascia bilaterally.

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Case Information

rID: 46390
Case created: 3rd Jul 2016
Last edited: 4th Jul 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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