Haglund's syndrome

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Haglund's syndrome

Haglund's syndrome is a group of symptoms: Haglund deformity (which is an exostosis of the posterior calcaneal tuberosity) in combination with retrocalcaneal bursitis.[1] It is often accompanied by Achilles tendinitis.

Haglund deformity typically presents with a prominent bump on the upper posterior calcaneus; generally, surgical removal of the deformity does not provide any clear benefit.


  1. ^ Soft tissue rheumatology. Oxford University Press, 2004. 2004-01-22. p. 450. ISBN 9780192630933.