Chondrosarcoma of the foot: imaging, surgical and pathological correlation of three new cases

G A Hottya, L S Steinbach, J O Johnston, C van Kuijk, H K Genant

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Abstract

The foot is an uncommon location for chondrosarcoma. The presentation, diagnosis, pathological findings, surgical treatment and follow-up of three patients with chondrosarcoma in this rare location are presented. Though nonspecific, MR imaging findings were of aid in the diagnosis and treatment planning of these patients. If the diagnosis of this tumor is rapidly made, a tumor excision instead of limb amputation may be sufficient treatment at surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-8
Number of pages6
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Volume28
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1999

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Hottya, G. A., Steinbach, L. S., Johnston, J. O., van Kuijk, C., & Genant, H. K. (1999). Chondrosarcoma of the foot: imaging, surgical and pathological correlation of three new cases. Skeletal Radiology, 28(3), 153-8.