Reiter syndrome

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Heel pain.

Patient Data

Age: 34-year-old
Gender: Male

Lateral calcaneal view

Large area of erosion at the posterior calcaneus with involvement of Achilles tendon attachment. Mild reactive sclerosis at the anterior margin of erosion.

A small spur along the plantar aspect of calcaneus. Bone density preserved. No joint effusion.

Case Discussion

Reiter syndrome with retrocalcaneal bursa erosive disease. 

This image is from Dr. John Hunter's amazing MSK collection. Dr. John Hunter is a professor in the department of radiology (musculoskeletal section) at UC Davis School of Medicine.

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Case information

rID: 11867
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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