An unusual case of cystic chondroblastoma of the calcaneus: a case report

Bull Hosp Jt Dis Orthop Inst. 1988 Spring;48(1):88-92.


A rare case of chondroblastoma of the calcaneus with a significant cystic component is presented. The difference in cure rate and clinical behavior between this lesion and others that would be considered in the differential diagnosis makes awareness of its existence and an accurate histologic diagnosis essential.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bone Cysts / diagnosis*
  • Bone Cysts / surgery
  • Bone Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Bone Neoplasms / pathology
  • Bone Neoplasms / surgery
  • Calcaneus*
  • Chondroblastoma / diagnosis*
  • Chondroblastoma / pathology
  • Chondroblastoma / surgery
  • Humans
  • Male