This paper seeks to present information on apotemnophilia. It points out the need of a man to have a healthy leg amputated, despite the fact that he cannot find a surgeon who will do so. By writing this paper, the author hopes to bring to light the characteristics underlying such a desire. After reviewing the scarce literature on this subject, a case history of apotemnophilia has been given. In the discussion similarities and discrepancies in two cases reported by Money have been summarized.