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Sever ' s Disease Synonyms : calcaneal apophysitis

@inproceedings{2017SeverS,
  title={Sever ' s Disease Synonyms : calcaneal apophysitis},
  author={},
  year={2017}
}
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
In one prospective study of injuries among players aged 9-19 years in football academies, 2% of overall football injuries were due to Sever's disease; the peak for incidence was in the under-11 age group. [4] Aetiology The line of ossification in the calcaneal apophysis is thought to develop microfractures due to recurrent stresses on the heel, combined with the growth spurt of puberty. As in similar conditions (eg, Osgood-Schlatter disease), it is believed to be caused by decreased resistance… 

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