Orthopedics Book


Foot Pain

Aka: Foot Pain
  1. See Also
    1. Hindfoot Pain
    2. Leg Pain
  2. Causes: Chronic Foot Pain
    1. Common causes
      1. Foot Arthritis
      2. Morton's Neuroma
      3. Plantar Fasciitis
      4. Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation
      5. Stress Fracture
        1. Metatarsal Stress Fracture
        2. Calcaneus Stress Fracture
        3. Tarsal Navicular Stress Fracture
    2. Uncommon causes
      1. Accessory Bone Pain
      2. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      3. Tarsal Tunnel
    3. Rare causes
      1. Avascular Necrosis of the Metatarsal Head (Freiberg's Disease)
      2. Tarsal Coalition
  3. Imaging
    1. XRay Indications (AP, Lateral and Oblique)
      1. First-Line in nearly all cases of Foot Pain
    2. MRI Indications (when XRay is not diagnostic)
      1. Morton's Neuroma (minimum of 5 mm lesion and corresponding clinical findings)
      2. Accessory Bone Pain
      3. Plantar Fasciitis
      4. Stress Fracture
      5. Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
    3. CT Indications (when XRay is not diagnostic)
      1. Stress Fracture (follow-up to demonstrate healing)
      2. Tarsal Coalition
    4. Ultrasound (when XRay is not diagnostic, operator dependent)
      1. Morton's Neuroma
      2. Plantar Fasciitis
      3. Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
    5. Bone scan Indications (when XRay is not diagnostic)
      1. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  4. References
    1. Ahn (2007) Am Fam Physician 76(7):975-83 [PubMed]

Foot pain (C0016512)

Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
SnomedCT 47933007, 203126008, 389344003, 390077002, 203124006
Dutch pijn voet, pijn in voet, voetpijn
French Douleur au pied, Douleur du pied, Douleur dans le pied
German Fussschmerz, Schmerz Fuss
Italian Dolore al piede
Portuguese Dor no pé
Spanish Dolor en pie, Dolor de pie, dolor de pies, podalgia (hallazgo), podalgia
Japanese 足部痛, ソクブツウ
English Podalgia, Foot pain, Pain foot, Pain in foot, Pain;musculoskeletal;foot/feet, Pain;foot/feet, pain foot, foot pain, foot pains, pain in foot, Hindfoot painful, Foot pain (finding), Foot Pain, foot/feet pain, musculoskeletal foot/feet pain
Czech Bolest chodidla, Bolest v chodidle
Hungarian Lábfájdalom, Fájdalom lábban
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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