C/o pain in sole in mid foot - 2 mths. No trauma. USG for tender region.
Loading Stack -
0 images remaining
A short axis and multiple long axis images of planter fascia on symptomatic and symptomatic side shows abnormal affected fascia in mid foot - hypoechoic, thickened, perifascial fluid cleft and hypervascularity. Insertional fascia ( proximal third ) on symptomatic shows areas of Normal as well as abnormal echopatten.
Findings of planter fasciitis affecting predominently in mid foot. Pathology correlates well with site of pain pointed by patient.
Planter fasciitis commonly involves proximal third fibres - near calcenum insertion.
Two other distribution of pathology :
1 ) proximal involvement extending to mid third foot.
2 ) isolated mid third foot involvement.
There are not focal hypoechoic nodules in fascia - No planter fibroma.
- Ultrasound of the musculoskeletal system by Dr Stefano Bianchi, Dr Carlo Martinoli 1st Indian Reprint 2007 Page 863 to 866