Bone defect reconstruction using Masquelet technique for calcaneal chondroblastoma: a case report

J Surg Case Rep. 2023 Jul 14;2023(7):rjad401. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjad401. eCollection 2023 Jul.


Masquelet technique demonstrated superiority in reconstructing long bone defect after trauma or infection. However, reports in foot tumor were rare. A 24-year-old male diagnosed with calcaneal chondroblastoma who had a defect of calcaneal after intralesional curettage. We reconstructed the defect by Masquelet technique. This is the first case as far as we know that reported Masquelet technique for calcaneal tumor. The technique to treat irregular bone defects after operation can be considered in other similar situations.

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