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Reversed Calcaneal Spur

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Anatomy: Musculoskeletal
Junewick
Joseph Junewick, MD FACR
Diagnostic Category: Normal variant
Created: over 4 years ago
Updated: over 4 years ago
Tags: PEDS
Modality/Study Types: CR
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History

6 month old with duplication anomaly of the 2nd digit.


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Diagnosis

Reversed Calcaneal Spur

Findings

CR – Triangular osseous spur emanating from the posterior plantar aspect of the calcaneus.

Discussion

Reversed calcaneus spur is a transient developmental anomaly that usually disappears by one year of age. It is seen equally in males and females.

Reference

Robinson HM. Symmetrical reversed plantar calcaneal spurs in children. Radiology (1976); 119:187.



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