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Summary Information: Plantaris

Plantaris: The plantaris is a muscle located in the posterior knee and calf area that originates on the femur and inserts on the calcaneus through the Achilles tendon. The plantaris helps to planterflex the foot. Some people do not have a plantaris muscle.

Conditions that can afflict the plantaris include strains, tears, cancer, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, paralysis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Plantaris

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Plantaris

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Sub Parts: Plantaris

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Plantaris

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