Achilles' Tendinitis

(redirected from Achilles Tendon 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
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Haglund's disease is defined as a complex of symptoms involving the superolateral calcaneal prominence, retrocalcaneal bursitis and adventitious Achilles tendon bursitis. (5-6) On physical examination, a bony prominence can be palpated at this location.