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Sever's Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery

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Description:

Sever's disease (calcaneal apophysitis) is heel pain associated with inflammation at the calcaneal epiphysis. It is a common cause of heel pain in children and adolescents, prior to closure of the epiphysis. Apophysitis may be the result of overuse with repetitive microtrauma.

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