achillodynia


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achillodynia

 [ah-kil″o-din´e-ah]
pain in the Achilles tendon or its bursa.
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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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a·chil·lo·dyn·i·a

(ă-kil'ō-din'ē-ă)
Pain due to inflammation of the bursa between the calcaneus and the tendo calcaneus (achillobursitis).
[Achilles (tendon) + G. odynē, pain]
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Patients who also had other pain syndromes in the lower leg (e.g., achillodynia) and patients who were not available for a therapy period of at least 10 days were excluded from the study.
The patient had not been taking corticosteroid or fluoroquinolone antibiotic medication, had not been previously diagnosed with connective tissue diseases, and gave no previous history of Achillodynia. Serology was unremarkable; calcium, uric acid and blood glucose were all within normal values.
Etiology, histopathology, and outcome of surgery in achillodynia. Foot Ankle Int.