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(Click the link to comment and to vote - voting not working through email, sorry!) You are seeing a 10 year old boy active in club soccer who comes in complaining of intermittent posterior heel pain, particularly after soccer games. He has pain at the posterior calcaneus, especially when the sides of the heel are squeezed. There is no history of trauma or fall. There are no other abnormal physical exam findings, and radiographs are normal. The patient is not limping and currently does not have pain at rest. [yop_poll id="99"]
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NEW! Vote your answer and see what others voted for. Correct answer will be in Comments in a few days. A 14yo female soccer player comes to the ED complaining of bilateral knee pain x 1 month, right greater than left. She does not recall a specific traumatic injury or fall, nor of any knee swelling, popping, or locking. The pain is worse after soccer practice or a game, and after getting up from sitting for a prolonged period such as her 2-hour block classes. The pain is described as behind the knee cap. There is no knee effusion, and there is full active range of motion. She has been afebrile throughout the course. [yop_poll id="1"]

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