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Disease Fasciitis, Plantar

Name Fasciitis, Plantar
Synonyms Chronic Plantar Fasciitis | Fasciitis, Chronic Plantar | Fasciitis, Plantar, Chronic | Heel Spur Syndrome | Plantar Fasciitis | Plantar Fasciitis, Chronic
Definition Inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot (plantar fascia) causing HEEL pain. The plantar fascia (also called plantar aponeurosis) are bands of fibrous tissue extending from the calcaneal tuberosity to the TOES. The etiology of plantar fasciitis remains controversial but is likely to involve a biomechanical imbalance. Though often presenting along with HEEL SPUR, they do not appear to be causally related.
Categories Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D036981
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fasciitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Fasciitis, Plantar Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Foot Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Fasciitis, Plantar Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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