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Description of the Symptom

This chapter describes pathology that may lead to foot pain, including generalized, dorsal foot, forefoot and toe, hindfoot, and midfoot. Local causes of foot pain are defined as pathology that occurs within the foot, either deep to or distal to the medial and lateral malleoli of the tibia. Remote causes are defined as occurring outside this region.

Special Concerns

  • Decreased sensation

  • Diminished dorsalis pedis or tibial pulses

  • Pain that increases at night or with rest

  • Skin breakdown

  • Warmth and edema


CHAPTER PREVIEW: Conditions That May Lead to Foot Pain

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