retrocalcaneal bursitis
inflammation and thickening of the bursae in front of the Achilles tendon. Called also Achilles b., superficial calcaneal b., and Haglund deformity or disease.

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  • retrocalcaneobursitis — SYN: achillobursitis. [retro + L. calcaneum heel, + bursitis] * * * ret·ro·cal·ca·neo·bur·si·tis (ret″ro kal ka″ne o bər siґtis) retrocalcaneal bursitis …   Medical dictionary

  • Achillobursitis — Pain due to inflammation of the bursa associated with the Achilles tendon. . The Achilles tendon is one of the better known anatomic features in sports medicine due to the abrupt dramatic nature of some injuries to this tendon. It is in the back… …   Medical dictionary

  • Achillodynia — Pain due to inflammation of the Achilles tendon or the bursa associated with it. The Achilles tendon is one of the better known anatomic features in sports medicine due to the abrupt dramatic nature of some injuries to this tendon. It is in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • pump bump — popular term for retrocalcaneal bursitis …   Medical dictionary

  • Haglund deformity disease — Hag·lund deformity, disease (hahgґloond) [Sims Emil Patrik Haglund, Swedish orthopedist, 1870–1937] retrocalcaneal bursitis …   Medical dictionary

  • Bursa — A bursa is a closed fluid filled sac that functions to provide a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body. When the bursa becomes inflamed, the condition is known as "bursitis." Most commonly this is not an… …   Medical dictionary

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