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2022 Jun 27

Int J Surg Case Rep


Chronic insertional Achilles tendinopathy secondary to congenital os Achilles: A case report.


Washburn FJ, Chiang E, Pyle C
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Jun 27; 96:107355.
PMID: 35779316.


Insertional Achilles tendinopathy is a common overuse disorder affecting the foot and ankle that can lead to the development of a Haglund's deformity with chronicity, a retrocalcaneal exostosis that forms at the Achilles insertion site, further increasing pain and dysfunction.