Haglund syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Severe pain at back of heel, right greater than left.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
X-ray

On the right there is bony enlargement at the posterosuperior aspect of calcaneum consistent with Haglund deformity. Marked surrounding soft-tissue oedema corresponding to insertional Achilles tendonosis and retrocalcaneal burisits consistent with Haglund's syndrome. Faint Achilles insertion calcification is noted. Similar but less severe insertional tendinosis and calcification is seen on the left without a Haglund deformity. 

Case Discussion

Right Haglund deformity with marked surrounding soft-tissue oedema corresponding to insertional Achilles tendonosis and retrocalcaneal burisits consistent with Haglund's syndrome

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Case information

rID: 28562
Case created: 31st Mar 2014
Last edited: 8th Oct 2016
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