Mid-foot reconstruction following involvement of five bones by giant cell tumor

M. Szendröi, I. Antal, G. Perlaky

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Abstract

We report on a patient who had giant cell tumor involving multiple bones of the mid-foot. The tumor originated from the navicular bone, but also destroyed the cuboid, and all cuneiform bones. This unusual presentation of giant cell tumor presented a therapeutic challenge for the surgeons. The patient was treated with en bloc resection and the bony defect replaced with a massive iliac crest graft which united within 9 months and has remained stable for 7 years without local recurrence, and with excellent function of the foot.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)664-667
Number of pages4
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Volume29
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2000

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Keywords

  • Giant cell tumor
  • MRI
  • Multiple mid-foot bones
  • Radiography
  • Reconstructive surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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