retrocalcaneal

retrocalcaneal

adjective Behind the calcaneus.
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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.
Common sites for bursitis to develop are olecranon, psoas tendon, greater trochanter, iliotibial band, prepatellar, infrapatellar and retrocalcaneal.
The clinical exam consisted of palpation of the insertion, medial and lateral retrocalcaneal bursal areas, and the mid-portion of the Achilles tendon.
Differential diagnosis included osteochondral lesion, fracture and retrocalcaneal bursitis.
The bilateral suprapatellar bursa (SPB), deep infrapatellar bursa (DIPB), popliteal bursa (PB), and retrocalcaneal bursa (RCB) were imaged and measured for analysis.
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).
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.
Further evaluation was conducted using ultrasound, and this showed no signs of cortical bony irregularities, calcaneal spurs, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis/tendinosis, or calcification, but it did reveal fluid accumulation in the retrocalcaneal bursa.
A large localized swelling was seen in the retrocalcaneal region of this patient that was cystic in nature, not warm and tender and free from the tendo calcaneus.