Plantar fasciitis

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2 weeks with heel pain

Patient Data

Age: 52
Gender: Female
MRI

MRI demonstrates fascial and perifascial oedema associated with calcaneal osteitis. Note the contrast enhancement after the intravenous administration of gadolinium.

Case Discussion

Plantar fasciitis refers to inflammation of the plantar fascia of the foot.  It is considered the most common cause of heel pain.

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Case information

rID: 23317
Case created: 5th Jun 2013
Last edited: 11th Sep 2016
Tag: heel
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