Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology
osteochondrosis of the apophysis of the os calcis
- apopohysis becomes dense and sclerotic and undergoes fragmentation
- difficult to differentiate from normal finding on plain films
- apophysis normally varies greatly and may ossify from several centers
Yong H. Hahn, MD - 2 February 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
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