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Ledderhoses syndrome II

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A spindle-shaped, bean-sized tumour at the posterior end of metatarsal I producing excruciating pain in the mid part of the foot sole.

Description

A spindle-shaped, bean-sized tumour at the posterior end of metatarsal I producing excruciating pain in the mid part of the foot sole, making it practically impossible to stand on the foot. Caused by traumatic section of the plantar fascia in fracture of the foot or the lower leg.

Bibliography

  • Christoph Zink, editor:
    Pschyrembel Klinisches W├Ârterbuch.
    Walter de Gruyter, Berlin - New York, 1990.

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