Results of excision of calcaneal prominence.

Published online: Mar 27 1993

A Biyani, and D A Jones.

Department of Orthopaedics, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, United Kingdom.


Calcaneal prominence in 22 patients (37 heels) with moderate-to-severe symptoms was treated by excision after a minimum of 6 months of conservative treatment. There were 21 good, 12 fair and 4 poor results. Calcaneal exostectomy is a useful procedure in carefully selected patients.