achillodynia


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Related to achillodynia: achillobursitis

achillodynia

 [ah-kil″o-din´e-ah]
pain in the Achilles tendon or its bursa.

achillodynia

/achil·lo·dy·nia/ (-din´e-ah)
1. pain in the Achilles tendon.
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

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]

achillodynia

pain in the Achilles tendon or its bursa.
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Movin T (1998) Aspects of aetiology, pathoanatomy and diagnostic methods in chronic midportion Achillodynia.
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.
Etiology, histopathology, and outcome of surgery in achillodynia.