Vol 41 | January 2020 | page: 31-33 | Siddhartha Shankar Mohanty, Satya Ranjan Patra, Hemanta Kumar Bamidi, Kishore Chandra Das
Authors: Siddhartha Shankar Mohanty , Satya Ranjan Patra , Hemanta Kumar Bamidi , Kishore Chandra Das 
 Department of Orthopaedics, SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha, India
Address of Correspondence
Dr. Sudhir Kumar Mahapatra,
SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha, India
Haglund’s syndrome is a mechanical cause of posterior heel pain leading to functional and sporting disability. It is due to a conflict between the achilles tendon and the postero-superior hypertrophied tuberosity of the calcaneus. Physical examination and standard imaging studies are usually sufficient to establish the diagnosis. The treatment is primarily medical; surgery is indicated after failure of functional treatment and it consists of a resection of the posterior-superior bone prominence of the calcaneus with a good results. In some cases tendo-Achilles repair may be needed. We describe a case of symptomatic Haglund’s syndrome that was treated by excision of the mass through lateral approach without tendo-Achilles reconstruction.
Keywords: Haglund’s syndrome, Calcaneus, Surgical excision, Achilles tendon.
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|How to Cite this Article: Mohanty S S, Patra S R, Bamidi H K, Das K C. | Haglund deformity – resection by lateral approach: a case report and review of literature. | Odisha Journal of Orthopaedics & Trauma | January 2020; 41: 31-33 .