Haglund syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Amr Farouk

Presentation

Long history of posterior ankle pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years old
Gender: Male
MRI

Tendo-Achilles insertion intra-substance abnormal intermediate to high signal intensity with underlying marrow edema of the posterior calcaneal tuberosity. Overlying subcutaneous edema with retrocalcaneal bursitis and retro-Achilles bursitis

Case Discussion

The triad of insertional Achilles tendinopathy, retrocalcaneal bursitis and superficial retro-Achilles bursitis are diagnostic of Haglund syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 54731
Case created: 25th Jul 2017
Last edited: 28th Jul 2017
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