Plantar fibroma

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Hard, painful lump on the sole of the foot for about 2 years

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

Ovoid solid mass contiguous with the plantar fascia showing blood flow on colour Doppler. The opposite side is normal.

Case Discussion

Plantar fibroma is a non-encapsulated thickening and proliferation of the central and medial bands of the plantar fascia. This lesion is histologically similar to Dupuytren contracture. Some patients have an inherited tendency to both palmar and plantar fibromas.

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Case Information

rID: 30471
Case created: 13th Aug 2014
Last edited: 20th Nov 2015
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