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Disease Fasciitis, Plantar

Name Fasciitis, Plantar
Synonyms Chronic Plantar Fasciitis | Fasciitis, Chronic Plantar | Fasciitis, Plantar, Chronic | Heel, Policeman's | Heels, Policeman's | Heel Spur Syndrome | Plantar Fasciitis | Plantar Fasciitis, Chronic | Policeman Heel | Policeman's Heel | Policemans Heel | Policeman's Heels
Definition Inflammation of the plantar fascia (aponeurosis) on the bottom of the foot causing heel pain. 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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