Chondroblastoma- calcaneum

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Adolescent patient presenting with right sided heel pain.

Patient Data

Age: Adult

There is a well defined lytic lesion with a sclerotic rim at calcaneus bone.


CT demonstrates the plain film findings with better delineation.


Lytic lesion demonstrates enhancement and prominent surrounding edema. 

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have a biopsy of the lytic lesion which was histologically proven to be a chondroblastoma

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Case information

rID: 10337
Published: 7th Aug 2010
Last edited: 16th Apr 2018
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