I. Epidemiology

  1. Age 20-30 year old women

II. Pathophysiology

  1. Repeated pressure from poor fitting shoes or haglund deformity
  2. Results in swelling and inflammation at achilles tendon insertion
  3. Retrocalcaneal Bursitis arises

III. Signs

  1. Erythema, swelling and tenderness over bursa

IV. Management

  1. Decrease pressure at the achilles insertion
  2. Open-healed shoes
  3. NSAIDs
  4. Ultrasound guided injection (to avoid achilles tendon)

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Ontology: Achilles bursitis (C0149846)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
ICD9 726.71
ICD10 M76.6
SnomedCT 202879008, 87494005, 221695002, 203394008, 74859007
English ACHILLES BURSITIS, ALBERT DISEASE, CALCANEAL BURSITIS, SUPERFICIAL, Calcaneal osteochondritis, Swediauer's disease, TENOSITIS, ACHILLES, Achilles bursitis, Achilles tendinitis, achille tendonitis, achilles tendonities, tendonitis achilles, haglund's deformity, achilles bursitis, albert's syndrome, alberts disease, haglund's disease, achilles tendonitis, Achillobursitis, Albert's syndrome, Haglund's disease, Haglund's deformity, Swediaur's disease, Achilles bursitis (disorder), Capped hock, achillobursitis, Achilles bursitis (disorder) [Ambiguous], Achilles bursitis or tendinitis, Haglund deformity
Dutch Haglund-misvorming, bursitis of tendinitis van achillespees, bursitis van achillespees
French Bursite ou tendinite du tendon d'Achille, Achilléite, Difformité de Haglund
German Achillesbursitis oder Tendinitis, Achillobursitis, Haglund-Ferse
Italian Deformità di Haglund, Borsite achillea, Tendinite o borsite del tendine d'Achille
Portuguese Deformidade de Haglund, Bursite aquiliana, Bursite ou tendinite aquiliana
Spanish Bursitis o tendinitis aquílea, Deformidad de Haglund, Bursitis del tendón de Aquiles, Achilles bursitis, Haglund's deformity, aquilobursitis, bursitis aquileana (concepto no activo), bursitis aquileana (trastorno), bursitis aquileana, enfermedad de Haglund, enfermedad de Swediaur, osteocondritis calcánea, síndrome de Albert
Japanese ハグルンド変形, アキレス腱滑液包炎, ハグルンドヘンケイ, アキレスケンカツエキホウエン
Czech Burzitida nebo tendinitida Achillovy šlachy, Burzitida Achillovy šlachy, Haglundova deformace
Hungarian Achillobursitis, Haglund-féle deformitás, Achilles bursitis vagy tendinitis