What is the role of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of plantar heel pain?

Updated: Feb 10, 2020
  • Author: Vinod K Panchbhavi, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Thomas M DeBerardino, MD  more...
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Ultrasonographic examination of the plantar heel can identify a thickened plantar fascia, but this investigation and the interpretation of the results depend on the expertise of the person performing the procedure. [6, 26]

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