Haglund's deformity

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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)