Sever disease

Case contributed by Dr Fateme Hosseinabadi


Heel pain and swelling

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Male

Lateral view shows the calcaneal apophysis with high density and fragmentation.

Case Discussion

Despite Sever disease also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is common pathology in growing children and young athletes, X-ray is extremely important to rule out other causes of heel pain. Gastrocenemius equinus may be a predisposing factor for sever disease.

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Case information

rID: 69971
Published: 28th Jul 2019
Last edited: 3rd May 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zahedan medical university

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