Total calcanectomy for metastasis of renal cell carcinoma in the calcaneus: A case report

Publication date: Available online 6 July 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Ichiro Tonogai, Toshihiko Nishisho, Ryo Miyagi, Koichi Sairyo We present a rare case of metastasis of renal cell carcinoma to the calcaneus in a 59-year-old man who presented with pain and inability to bear weight on the left foot 3 years after right nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma. He successfully underwent en bloc resection of his right calcaneus with a limb salvage procedure, total calcanectomy without bony reconstruction. Histological findings identified the lesion as a metastasis originating from a renal cell carcinoma.

Publication date: Available online 6 July 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Ichiro Tonogai, Toshihiko Nishisho, Ryo Miyagi, Koichi Sairyo We present a rare case of metastasis of renal cell carcinoma to the calcaneus in a 59-year-old man who presented with pain and inability to bear weight on the left foot 3 years after right nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma. He successfully underwent en bloc resection of his right calcaneus with a limb salvage procedure, total calcanectomy without bony reconstruction. Histological findings identified the lesion as a metastasis originating from a renal cell carcinoma.

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Total calcanectomy for metastasis of renal cell carcinoma in the calcaneus: A case report