Haglund's deformity

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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 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
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All of them had a radiograph of the heel to confirm haglunds deformity. All patients have not responded to conservative treatment beyond 7 months.