Friday, June 19, 2009

Haglund's Syndrome





Haglund syndrome is a common cause of posterior heel pain, characterized clinically by a painful soft-tissue swelling at the level of the Achilles tendon insertion. On the lateral heel radiograph the syndrome is characterized by a prominent calcaneal bursal projection, retrocalcaneal bursitis, thickening of the Achilles tendon, and a convexity of the superficial soft tissues at the level of the Achilles tendon insertion, a “pump-bump.

4 comments:

emmaggollly@myfairpoint.net said...

I had a shoulder MRI yesterday...would you like to see some still shots?

dr neha said...

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Anonymous said...

Hi, I am active sportsman and I am quite sure I have this Haglund´s syndrome in my heel. Is there any other treatment than the surgery?

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