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Albert's disease

Alternative eponyms

  • Achilles tendon bursitis
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Albert's syndrome
  • Schanz's syndrome 1

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Painful inflammation of the bursae located between the os calcis and the Achilles tendon with difficulty in walking.

Description

Painful inflammation of the bursae located between the os calcis and the Achilles tendon with difficulty in walking.

Schanz's syndrome 1 is a traumatic inflammation of the Achilles tendon. It is entered as Schanz’ disease, under Alfred Schanz, German orthopedist, 1868-1931.

Bibliography

  • E. Albert:
    Achillodynie. Wiener medizinische Presse, 1893, 34: 41-43.

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