Haglund deformity


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Hag·lund dis·ease

(hahg'lūnd),
an abnormal prominence of the posterior superior lateral aspect of the os calcis.
Synonym(s): Haglund deformity
Formally called Haglund deformity. An exostosis over the posterolateral aspect of the calcaneus caused by recurrent friction, ± bursitis
Cause Multifactorial—e.g., abnormal mechanics leading to excess motion of calcaneus, congenital deformity of calcaneus, irritation from women’s shoes known as ‘pumps’
Management Open-heeled/flat shoes, moleskin padding of calcaneus, cryomassage, orthotics to control excess motion; surgical excision
Exam Positive 2-finger squeeze test

Haglund deformity

(hag′lund″)
[S.E. Haglund, Swedish orthopedist, 1870–1937.]
A bone spur at the upper outer border of the calcaneus. It can cause pain felt behind the heel or in the Achilles tendon.

Haglund,

S.E. Patrick, Swedish orthopedist, 1870-1937.
Haglund deformity - Synonym(s): Haglund disease
Haglund disease - an abnormal prominence of the posterior superior lateral aspect of the os calcis, caused by a gait disorder. Synonym(s): Haglund deformity