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INFLAMMATION OF THE POST-CALCANEAL BURSA ASSOCIATED WITH EXOSTOSIS

PAINTER, CHARLES F.

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Exostoses beneath the post-calcaneal bursa are most commonly manifestations of an osteo-arthritic process. The exciting causes of this are exposure to cold and wet and trauma. The treatment should be operative only after the acute stage has subsided. The condition is one to be carefully looked for where persistent pain in the foot is present not yielding to the ordinary treatment.

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