Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 26, 2022
  • Author: Gianni Persich, DPM; Chief Editor: Vinod K Panchbhavi, MD, FACS, FAOA, FABOS, FAAOS  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

The differential diagnosis for tarsal tunnel syndrome may include the following:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Stress fractures of the hindfoot, particularly the calcaneus
  • Herniated spinal disk
  • Peripheral neuropathies, such as those caused by diabetes or alcoholism
  • Inflammatory arthritides, such as Reiter syndrome or rheumatoid arthritis

Differential Diagnoses

  • herniated