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Treatment of Plantar Fibromas (childrens Digital Fibromas)

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Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
 from  456.5
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
 from  1899.7

HELIOS Clinic Krefeld

9.7/10
location_onGermany, Krefeld

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology and Hand Surgery

Founded in 2014, the HELIOS Clinic Krefeld is one of the most modern medical facilities in Germany today. A team of highly qualified specialists, innovative medical equipment and comfortable accommodation conditions – the clinic has everything to make the treatment run smoothly and efficiently. Having crossed the threshold
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1704.7
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
5691.6

Memorial Bahcelievler Hospital Istanbul

9.2/10
location_onTurkey, Istanbul

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology, Hand, Foot Surgery and Spinal Surgery

The Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital Istanbul is an advanced multidisciplinary medical center that began its clinical practice in 2018. It is part of the world famous Memorial Healthcare Group. The hospital was designed in accordance with the very latest standards of modern architecture with the aim of providing top-class m
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
765.6
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
3254.9

Academic Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Karlsruhe

Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Hand and Orthopedic Surgery

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the Academic Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe ranks among the top German hospitals! The hospital positions itself as a modern maximum care medical facility, which combines long traditions and progressive achievements of modern medicine. The hospital operates on the basis of the University
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1683.8
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
5647.6

Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

8/10
location_onTurkey, Istanbul

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology

The Medipol Mega University Hospital is the leading and the largest medical facility in Turkey where the patients can receive top-class medical services according to the international standards. Thanks to a highly qualified medical team, cutting-edge medical technology and a special atmosphere aimed at recovery, the hospital has
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
883 help781
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
3630.2 help3293.4

University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Hand Surgery, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is regularly ranked among the best medical institutions in Germany! The hospital is the largest multidisciplinary medical facility, as well as a leading research and training center in Germany and Europe. The hospital is proud of i
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1906
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1936.8
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
6571.6

University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden

9.1/10
location_onGermany, Dresden

Department of Pediatric Surgery

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden is among the top three hospitals in Germany! The hospital is the embodiment of the standards of modern high-quality medicine. Since the hospital positions itself as a maximum care medical facility, it represents all medical fields. The
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
2116.1
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
2456
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
9443.7

University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Adult and Pediatric Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery

According to the reputable Focus magazine, the University Hospital Frankfurt am Main ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital was founded in 1914 and today is a well-known German medical facility, which combines rich traditions and scientific innovations. A medical team of more than 6,500 employees cares about
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1777.3
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
5917.1

University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Würzburg

Department of Traumatology, Hand Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

According to the Focus magazine in 2019, the University Hospital Würzburg ranks among the top national German hospitals! The hospital is one of the oldest medical facilities in Germany. The centuries-old traditions of first-class treatment are combined with the very latest achievements of modern evidence-based medicine and
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1752
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
5905

University Hospital Erlangen

9.1/10
location_onGermany, Erlangen

Department of Plastic Surgery, Adult and Pediatric Hand Surgery

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Erlangen ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the leading medical facilities in Bavaria and offers the highest level of medical care, which is characterized by the close intertwining of clinical activities with research and training of medi
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1832.3
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
6208.6

University Hospital Duesseldorf

9.5/10
location_onGermany, Duesseldorf

Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Hand Surgery

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the University Hospital Duesseldorf ranks among the top Germany hospitals! The hospital is an excellent example of a combination of high-quality health care, research and teaching activities. With more than 50,000 inpatients and about 300,000 outpatients every year, the hospital is
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1920.3
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
6529.8

University Hospital Jena

8.9/10
location_onGermany, Jena

Department of Adult and Pediatric Trauma, Hand, Reconstructive Surgery

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Jena regularly ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital has positioned itself as a multidisciplinary medical facility with a long history of more than 200 years. Since its foundation, the hospital has been constantly developing and modernizin
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1930.2
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
6694.8

University Hospital Muenster

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Muenster

Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Muenster ranks among the top German hospitals! The hospital belongs to the most prestigious medical institutions in Germany. The hospital is distinguished by a high professionalism of its doctors, state-of-the-art technological equipment and the availability of the most ad
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1765.2
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
5906.1

University Hospital Essen

9.6/10
location_onGermany, Essen

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics and Traumatology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine the University Hospital Essen ranks among the top German hospitals! With 27 specialized departments and 24 institutes, the hospital in Germany is a maximum care medical facility. The hospital has 1,300 beds for inpatient treatment. A highly qualified medical team of more than 6,000 e
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1785
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
6064.5

University Hospital Giessen UKGM

9.5/10
location_onGermany, Giessen

Department of Adult and Pediatric Trauma Surgery, Hand Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery

The University Hospital Giessen UKGM positions itself as an ultramodern medical facility with outstanding quality of medical care. The hospital presents almost all areas of medicine, ranging from ophthalmology to traumatology and dentistry. The priorities of the hospital’s activities include surgery, neurosurgery, oncology
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1714.6
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
5754.3

University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Hamburg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf ranks among the top ten hospitals in Germany! Since its foundation in 1889, the hospital has taken a leading position in the European medical arena and still occupies it until today. A highly competent medical team of more than 11,000 employees takes care
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
2227.2
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
7572.6

University Hospital Saarland Homburg

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Homburg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery

The University Hospital Saarland is the largest hospital in the city of Homburg and the most important medical facility in the region. The hospital, which currently has 30 specialized departments and 20 institutes, was founded in 1947 and operates on the basis of the Saarland University. The hospital plays a leading role in medi
Diagnosis of childrens digital fibromatosis
1690.4
Surgery resection of plantar fibromas in childrens digital fibromatosis
5546.4

About the disease

Plantar fibroma is a benign growth that develops in the arch of the foot. This non-cancerous growth develops in the plantar fascia (the band of fibrous tissue that connects the toes to the heel). Plantar fibroma grows very slowly, in the form of a nodule that is rarely larger than 2 cm and can develop in one or both feet.

At first, the bump on the foot does not cause any serious discomfort. However, if it starts to grow, plantar fibroma can cause pain and discomfort, especially when walking or running. The bump may also cause pain by rubbing against footwear.

Some researchers believe that a genetic predisposition can cause plantar fibroma, but this has not yet been confirmed. According to healthline, it is more common among people living in Northern Europe, particularly among middle-aged people and males in general. In some cases, trauma of the plantar fascia tissue seems to have caused plantar fibroma to develop later on, although the connection between the two has not been proven categorically. People whose tissue contains excessive amounts of collagen also seem to be more likely to develop nodules. Excessive collagen can occur with the over-consumption of certain drugs, such as beta-blockers and vitamin C.

Symptoms

  • A painful, nodule-like bump on the bottom of the foot
  • The bump may cause further pain by rubbing against footwear

Diagnosis

  • During a general examination, the doctor will palpate the patient’s foot, to determine the nature of the bump.
  • Palpation can determine whether the bump is a cyst or a nodule. Granulomas can sometimes manifest themselves in a similar way.
  • MRI and bone scans allow doctors to examine the bump more closely and determine its size, exact location and consistency. These imaging tests are also helpful in determining whether it is a nodule or a cyst.
  • An X-ray may also be performed.
  • A biopsy can be useful in cases where malignancy is suspected. Tissue from the bump is resected, in order to be examined under the microscope.

Treatment

  • Topical treatment may be the best option, if the bump caused by plantar fibroma is not growing and does not cause much discomfort. The topical treatment needs to be applied for several months to be beneficial.
  • Corticosteroids may also be prescribed, to reduce the pain in the foot.
  • Patients are advised to undergo physical therapy to increase blood circulation, which should prevent further nodules from developing.
  • Surgical resection may be necessary in serious cases, to remove the bump and normalize the function of the plantar fascia tissue. The recovery period can take one to two months.



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