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Title
Plantar vein thrombosis : an unusual cause of plantar pain
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Abstract
We present a case of an 80-year-old man with progressive pain for 5 days at the medial and plantar aspect of the left heel. Wearing shoes aggravated the pain. Ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed thrombosis of the medial plantar veins. Plantar vein thrombosis is a rare condition. The clinical symptoms are non-specific and can be confused with plantar fasciitis. It has been associated with hypercoagulable conditions, foot trauma and recent surgery. The imaging modality of choice is ultrasound. MRI may add to the diagnosis in unclear cases.
Language
English
Source (journal)
JBSR : journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology
Publication
2015
Volume/pages
99:2(2015), p. 98-101
ISI
000374033100023
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UAntwerpen
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Last edited 12.08.2017
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