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“chondromyxoid fibroma of calcaneum – a case report”

Authors: Sreeranga Nagaraj
Int J Biol Med Res. 2014; 5(1): 3926-3928  |  PDF File


26 years old male came to us with H/o pain in the left calcaneum. X-ray showed a lytic lesion in the body of the calcaneum. MRI scan was done & blood investigations were normal. Open biopsy & histopathological examination proved the diagnosis of chondromyxoid fibroma. He was treated in form of curettage & bone grafting taken from left iliac crest along with artificial G-bone. Chondromyxoid fibroma is a rare benign tumor of the bone accounting to <1% of bone tumors. It’s occurance in calcaneum is rare. Here we report a rare case of the same.