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never visited CALCANEAL ENTHESOPHYTE (HEEL SPUR)
Contributed by: Fritsch & Thompson, Radiologist, Diagnostic Radiology of Houston, Texas, USA.
History: heel pain
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Findings: Bilateral exostoses (enthesophytes) near the calcaneal attachment of the plantar fascia. 
Discussion: These are most often stress-type reactions, but can be associated with DISH, as well as inflammatory arthropathies such as reactive arthritis or other seronegative spondloarthropathy.
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Case Number: 10480046Last Updated: 08-30-2007
Anatomy: Skeletal System   Pathology: Non-Infectious Inflammatory Disease
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Keywords: heel spur; enthesopathy; enthesophyte

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