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A 24-year-old male asked:

Can you have chronic exertional compartment syndrome only affecting the plantar region of the feet? how would symptoms be for such a patient?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
See a foot doctor: Usually doctors analyses symptoms and signs and confirm with the physical examination or ruled out specific diagnosis and come up with a diagnosis it is not a good idea to read about a big rare diagnosis and see if it fit your symptoms if you are having pain in your feet most likely it is plantar fasciitis see a foot doctor the compartment syndrome can but rarely affect the Feet good luck

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Last updated Oct 1, 2014

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