The retrocalcaneal bursa: anatomy and bursography.

  title={The retrocalcaneal bursa: anatomy and bursography.},
  author={Carol Frey and Zehava Rosenberg and Michael Shereff and Hyun-Jin Kim},
  journal={Foot & ankle},
  volume={13 4},
The retrocalcaneal bursae, located between the posterior angle of the os calcis and the Achilles tendon, may become inflamed and hypertrophied. There are few objective tests available for the diagnosis of pain syndromes involving the hindfoot and it is often difficult to differentiate Achilles tendinitis and retrocalcaneal bursitis. Retrocalcaneal bursograms can provide further insight into chronic changes in the bursae associated with traumatic and inflammatory conditions. This report… CONTINUE READING

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