Synovitis of the Tarsal Canal: An Uncommon Cause of Lateral Heel Pain After Triple Arthrodesis

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Abstract

Lateral heel pain after triple arthrodesis can have numerous causes, including nonunion of the fusion site, hindfoot malalignment, degenerative arthritis in adjacent joints, and deep infection. We present a case of lateral heel pain after triple arthrodesis due to synovitis of the tarsal canal that was successfully treated with anterior subtalar arthroscopy.

Level of Clinical Evidence: 4

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