Plantar Fibromatosis M72.2

ICD-9 Classification / Treatment
Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis
Anatomy Complications
Clinical Evaluation Follow-up Care
Xray / Diagnositc Tests Review References


Plantar Fibromatosis ICD-10

  • M72.2 Plantar fascial fibromatosis 

Plantar Fibromatosis Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History


Plantar Fibromatosis Anatomy


Plantar Fibromatosis Clinical Evaluation

  • a slowly enlarging mass on the plantar medial aspect of the foot. Adherent to the plantar fascia, painful with weightbearing. Overlying skin is mobile., often non-painful.  Can be evaluated with MRI.

Plantar Fibromatosis Xray / Diagnositc Tests


Plantar Fibromatosis Classification / Treatment

  • load-relieving insert and shoe modification is treatment of choice(Sammarco Foot Ankle Int 21:563;2000).  An indolent lesion can invade the neurovascular structures, necessitating operative intervention. Non-operative treatment begins with the construction of a well molded, padded shoe and an orthosis.  Lee TH, Wapner KL, Hecht PJ: Plantar fibromatosis. JBJS 1993; 75-A:1080-1084
  • Surgery=resection of fibroma and entire plantar fascia (60% recurrence with local excision only)

Plantar Fibromatosis Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis


Plantar Fibromatosis Complications

Plantar Fibromatosis Follow-up Care


Plantar Fibromatosis Review References