"Fasciitis, Plantar" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Fasciitis, Plantar
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Policeman's Heel
- Heel, Policeman's
- Heels, Policeman's
- Policeman Heel
- Policeman's Heels
- Policemans Heel
Heel Spur Syndrome
- Heel Spur Syndrome
- Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
- Fasciitis, Chronic Plantar
- Plantar Fasciitis, Chronic
- Fasciitis, Plantar, Chronic
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