retrocalcaneal bursitis

Inflammation of the heel cord that is the extension from the triceps surae group of muscles characterised by pain and swelling along the tendon sheath proximal to the calcaneus
Management Physical therapy or brief immobilization, antiinflammatory agents

retrocalcaneal bursitis

Podiatry Inflammation of the bursa at the calcaneus Etiology Pain with flexion and extension of foot, anterior to Achilles' tendon, above its insertion on the os calcis Exam Positive 2-finger squeeze test

retrocalcaneal bursitis

; superficial retrocalcaneal bursitis posterior lateral heel inflammation, pain and swelling, due to adventitious bursa formation in an excessively pronating foot, or in Haglund's deformity
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13,14 AT is a relatively large superficial structure, easily imaged by ultrasound which can be helpful in distinguishing between Achilles tendinitis, paratenonitis, and retrocalcaneal bursitis.
SAN ANTONIO -- Spurs forward Rudy Gay will miss at least two weeks after an MRI revealed retrocalcaneal bursitis in his right heel.
The pathology had occurred two days after an injection of Betamethasone Disodium Phosphate (unknown dose), given for the treatment of right retrocalcaneal bursitis (whose symptoms lasted in turn for two weeks).
3a and 3b: MRI T2WI sagittal sections of ankle shows chronic partial tear of Tendoachilles at the insertion site with associated retrocalcaneal bursitis.
The results showed a slight retrocalcaneal bursitis (inflammed bursa) between the Achilles' tendon and the calcaneus (heel bone).
This results in tendinopathy and inflammation of the retro calcaneal bursa and a syndrome of retrocalcaneal bursitis, exacerbated by footwear with a hard heel counter and exercise, particularly running up hill.
In light of the history, physical and imaging results, a working diagnosis of an acute retrocalcaneal bursitis was given to explain the irritated heel, however, the patient was referred to a sport medicine specialist to assist in the possible differential diagnosis of Reiter's syndrome or Psoriatic arthritis.
The common causes of posterior heel pain are Achilles tendinopathy, retrocalcaneal bursitis, calcaneal apophysitis, posterior impingement (FIGURE 1A), and Achilles tendon strain or rupture.
Retrocalcaneal bursitis with "pump bump" or os calcis exostosis.
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.
Retrocalcaneal bursitis (pump bump): This bursa is located at the back of your heel.