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Plantar pain is not always fasciitis

N. Romano, A. Fischetti, V. Prono, S. Migone, F. Barbieri, C. Pizzorni, G. Garlaschi, M.A. Cimmino
  • N. Romano
    Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
  • A. Fischetti
    Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
  • V. Prono
    Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa,
  • S. Migone
    Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
  • F. Barbieri
    Research Laboratory and Academic Division of Clinical Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
  • C. Pizzorni
    Research Laboratory and Academic Division of Clinical Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
  • G. Garlaschi
    Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
  • M.A. Cimmino
    Research Laboratory and Academic Division of Clinical Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy | cimmino@unige.it

Abstract

The case is described of a patient with chronic plantar pain, diagnosed as fasciitis, which was not improved by conventional treatment. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed flexor hallucis longus tenosynovitis, which improved after local glucocorticoid injection.

Keywords

Plantar pain; Fasciitis; Tenosynovitis; Flexor hallucis longus.

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