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Related to calcaneal apophysitis: calcaneal spur, plantar fasciitis, Calcaneal Bursitis
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The common causes of posterior heel pain are Achilles tendinopathy, retrocalcaneal bursitis, calcaneal apophysitis, posterior impingement (FIGURE 1A), and Achilles tendon strain or rupture.
Children with calcaneal apophysitis often complain of ankle pain, although upon closer examination the source of the pain turns out to be the heel.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evidence suggests that the true pathogenesis of calcaneal apophysitis is a stress microfracture related to chronic repetitive microtrauma.