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Whats a plantar fibroma?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: It is an accumulation of dense tissue usually found on the plantar fascia.
Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 20 years experience
A plantar fibroma is a fibrous knot (nodule) in the arch of the foot. It is embedded within the plantar fascia, a band of tissue that extends from the heel to the toes on the bottom of the foot. This is usually a benign finding and is only treated if it symptomatc or painful. If you have concerns please contact a foot and ankle specialist for futther informaiton. Visit www.eastpennfoot.com for more information.
Dec 18, 2012

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