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What is severs disease?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
Sever's disease : Or calcaneal apophysitis is the most common cause of heel pain in the growing athlete and is due to overuse and repetitive microtrauma of growth plates of the calcaneus bone in the heel. It occurs in children ages 7 to 15, with the majority of patients presenting between 10 and 14 years of age.

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