retrocalcaneal space

retrocalcaneal space
the space between the posterior calcaneus and the calcaneal tendon, occupied by the calcaneal bursa.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Albert disease — inflammation of the calcaneal bursa, which may be secondary to trauma or arthritis and is characterized by signs of inflammation in the retrocalcaneal space and by difficulty in walking. Called also Swediaur d …   Medical dictionary

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