A Rare Case of Chondromyxoid Fibroma of Calcaneum: A Case Report

Vol. 11 | Issue 1 | January-February 2023 | Page: 27-29 | Shekar Mudramaiah, Pavith Janardhan T, Ajay Krishna

DOI: https://doi.org/10.13107/jkoa.2023.v11i01.062

Authors: Shekar Mudramaiah [1], Pavith Janardhan T [1], Ajay Krishna [1]

[1] Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma & Orthopaedics, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Address of Correspondence

Dr. Pavith Janardhan T
Fellow in Arthroplasty, Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma & Orthopaedics, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
E-mail: pavithjanardhan2301@gmail.com


Chondromyxoid fibroma is a rare benign Primary tumour occurring in the calcaneum. We report a case of a 23-year-old woman with 3 months history of sudden onset right heel pain with no history of trauma. Which was exacerbated by movement such as walking and standing. A radiographic examination of the right foot and ankle revealed a lesion in the posterior part of the calcaneum. The calcaneum was further evaluated using an MRI scan which revealed a lytic lesion with clearly defined borders. The lesion was treated with curettage, iliac bone grafting, and cementing. Three months after surgery, the graft was consolidated with bone cement in place. There was no sign of recurrence at the one-year follow-up, and the patient had adequate ankle range of motion. Even though the tumour is rare, there is a need for physicians to recognize its radiological features and offer appropriate treatment options.
Keywords: Chondromyxoid fibroma, Lytic lesion, Benign primary tumour


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How to Cite this article: Mudramaiah S, Janardhan JT, Krishna A A Rare | Case of Chondromyxoid Fibroma of Calcaneum: A Case Report | Journal of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association | January-February 2023; 11(1): 27-29 | https://doi.org/10.13107/jkoa.2023.v11i01.062


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