Sever disease

Case contributed by Dr Subash Thapa

Presentation

6 months left heel pain worse with activity.

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Relatively increased density seen of the left calcaneal apophysis with small fragment at its superior aspect.

Case Discussion

Sever disease is a non-articular osteochondrosis of the calcaneal apophysis. Sever disease is analogous to Osgood-Schlatter disease of the knee and little league elbow syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 56845
Case created: 24th Nov 2017
Last edited: 25th Nov 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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