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Descriptor English:   Fasciitis, Plantar 
Descriptor Spanish:   Fascitis Plantar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Fasciíte Plantar 
Synonyms English:   Policeman's Heel
Fasciitis, Chronic Plantar
Heel, Policeman's
Heels, Policeman's
Plantar Fasciitis, Chronic
Policeman Heel
Policeman's Heels
Policemans Heel
Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
Fasciitis, Plantar, Chronic
Heel Spur Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis  
Tree Number:   C05.321.600
C05.360.350
Definition English:   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. 
See Related English:   Heel Spur
 
History Note English:   2003 
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CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   37270 
Unique Identifier:   D036981 

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