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Fasciitis, Plantar MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Fasciitis, Plantar
Tree Number(s)
C05.321.600
C05.360.350
Unique ID
D036981
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D036981
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
Fasciitis, Plantar, Chronic
Heel Spur Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Policeman's Heel
Previous Indexing
Fasciitis (1980-2002)
Foot Diseases (1974-2002)
See Also
Heel Spur
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2019/02/22
Fasciitis, Plantar Preferred
Heel Spur Syndrome Related
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