Ankle bursitis

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel


Ankle swelling - Lateral asepct. For few yrs

Patient Data

Age: about 30 yrs
Gender: Female

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


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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