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Volume 2 (1998), Issue 1, Pages 45-48
Case Report

Malignant Chondroblastoma of the Os Calcis

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK

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Patient. We describe a case of chondroblastoma of the os calcis which metastasized to the tibia, soft tissues and lung. A complete response of the lung lesions was noted with chemotherapy.

Discussion. Review of the published literature shows that metastatic chondroblastoma only arises following local recurrence of the tumour.