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Classification and external resources
Specialty rheumatology
ICD-10 M72.9
ICD-9-CM 729.4
MeSH D005208

In medicine, fasciitis /ˌfæʃiˈtɪs/ is an inflammation of the fascia,[1] which is the connective tissue surrounding muscles, blood vessels and nerves.

In particular, it often involves one of the following diseases:


  1. ^ "fasciitis". TheFreeDictionary. Retrieved 20 January 2014.