Plantar fibromatosis

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Painful nodular swelling along the plantar aspect of the right foot.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

A relatively well-defined multinodular thickening of the central anteromedial plantar fascia, iso to low signal intensity compared to muscle on T1WI, low to intermediate signal intensity on T2WI with moderate enhancement on postcontrast sequences.

Case Discussion

MRI features suggestive of plantar fibromatosis a.k.a. Ledderhose disease.

Additional contributor: A. Ramdani, MD.

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Case information

rID: 67346
Published: 31st Mar 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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