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Bone Spurs (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

bone spurs, heel spurs, osteophyte, plantar fasciitis, diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, DISH, ankylosing spondylitis

Author and Editor

Author: Jason C. Eck, DO, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Massachusetts

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD


Last Editorial Review: 4/6/2009

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