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Achilles bursitis is bursitis (inflammation of synovial sac) of bursa situated above the insertion of tendon to calcaneus.[1] It results from overuse and wearing of tight shoes.[2][3]

Achilles bursitis
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  1. ^ Fauci, Anthony (2010). Harrison's Rheumatology, Second Edition. McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing; Digital Edition. p. 271. ISBN 9780071741460.
  2. ^ Frontera, Walter R.; Silver, Julie K.; Rizzo, Thomas D. (2014). Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E-Book. Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 440. ISBN 9780323222723. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  3. ^ Micheli, Lyle J. (2010). Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. SAGE. p. 9. ISBN 9781412961158. Retrieved 7 November 2017.

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