Diagnosis of Hyperostosis of the Medial Calcaneal Tubercle Similar to a Heel Spur

Altan E., Senaran H., Can N., Aydin B. K., Erkocak O. F.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.103, no.2, pp.136-140, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Calcaneal osteochondromas are rare conditions. To our knowledge, we present the first report of a calcaneal osteochondroma in an adolescent patient that was surprisingly similar to a heel spur, and, in addition, symptoms due to compression of the medial plantar nerve were present.