What is enthesitis?

An enthesis is the place where a tendon or ligament attaches to a bone. These areas can become inflamed (enthesitis) in the spondyloarthropathies such as reactive arthritis (formerly called Reiter’s syndrome) or ankylosing spondylitis. Achilles enthesitis is a cause of heel pain and is characterized by swelling, warmth, and pain where the Achilles tendon inserts into the calcaneus


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