Plantar pain is not always fasciitis

  • 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 | cimmino@unige.it Research Laboratory and Academic Division of Clinical Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

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.

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Author Biographies

N. Romano, Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa
trainee
A. Fischetti, Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa
trainee
V. Prono, Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa
trainee
S. Migone, Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa
trainee
F. Barbieri, Research Laboratory and Academic Division of Clinical Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa
PhD
C. Pizzorni, Research Laboratory and Academic Division of Clinical Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa
researcher in rheumatology
G. Garlaschi, Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa
Professor of Radiology
M.A. Cimmino, Research Laboratory and Academic Division of Clinical Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Genoa

Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Università di Genova

Associate professor of rheumatology

Published
2017-12-21
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Vignette Radiology
Keywords:
Plantar pain, Fasciitis, Tenosynovitis, Flexor hallucis longus.
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Romano, N., Fischetti, A., Prono, V., Migone, S., Barbieri, F., Pizzorni, C., Garlaschi, G., & Cimmino, M. (2017). Plantar pain is not always fasciitis. Reumatismo, 69(4), 189-190. https://doi.org/10.4081/reumatismo.2017.989

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