Ankle bursitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Ankle swelling - Lateral asepct. For few yrs

Patient Data

Age: about 30 yrs
Gender: Female
X-ray

Soft tissue swelling on lateral aspect of ankle. There is also a calcaneal spur.

Ultrasound

A well-defined collection with echoes is noted overlying lateral malleolus. Thin wall is noted. Lesion is compressible. Vascularity is seen in wall.

Case Discussion

The findings are compatible with ankle bursitis.

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