Haglund's deformity

Haglund's deformity

Etymology: Sims E.P. Haglund, Swedish orthopedist, 1870-1937
a foot disorder characterized by an enlarged posterosuperior lateral aspect of the calcaneus, often associated with an inverted subtalar joint. It is a common cause of posterior Achilles bursitis.

Haglund's deformity

Pump bump Podiatry An exostosis over posterolateral aspect of the calcaneus caused by recurrent friction, ± bursitis Cause Multifactorial–eg, abnormal mechanics leading to excess motion of calcaneus, congenital deformity of calcaneus, irritation from high heeled shoes–'pumps' Management Open-heeled/flat shoes, moleskin padding of calcaneus, cryomassage, orthotics to control excess motion; surgical excision

Haglund's deformity

; retrocalcaneal exostosis; pump bump hypertrophy or prominence of posterior superior lateral border of calcaneum; characteristic of earlier Sever's disease, or chronic mechanical irritation from shoe counter against the heel during gait in a foot that overpronates at the subtalar joint (see compensated rearfoot varus; mobile pes cavus)
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Haglund's deformity, a bony enlargement on the back of heel which can cause the soft tissue near the Achilles tendon to become irritated when it rubs against shoes
Bursitis, an inflammation of the bursa (a fluid-like sac between the tendon and bone in the heel) often caused by the rubbing of a Haglund's deformity.
Also known as Haglund's deformity, this is a bony enlargement of the back of the heel.
Also known as Haglund's deformity, it occurs when the bony part on the back of your heel becomes aggravated by the rigid backs of shoes, leaving it swollen, red and painful.
Women with high arches or tight Achilles tendons are especially vulnerable to develop the problem,, known in medical jargon as Haglund's deformity.
After experiencing pain in the back of my right heel for several years I have been diagnosed with Haglund's deformity.
Haglund's deformity is a bony prominence on the back of the heel.
The medical term for the disorder is Haglund's deformity.
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A I would agree that you have Haglund's Deformity What appears as an enlarged protuberance of the outer pordon of the back of the heel bone is usually associated with a retrocalcaneal bursitis.