Low-dose heparin in the treatment of calcaneal peritendinitis.

  title={Low-dose heparin in the treatment of calcaneal peritendinitis.},
  author={A. I. Larsen and Martin Egfjord and H M Jelsdorff},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rheumatology},
  volume={16 1},
A double-blind, controlled study is presented on the effect of low-dosage heparin on acute calcaneal peritendinitis crepitans in young men. Treatment consisted in exemption from physical work and subcutaneous injection of heparin. 5000 I.U., or placebo, once a day for 5 consecutive weekdays. During the first week the mean total symptom score showed a… CONTINUE READING