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ISSN 2472-016X

Journal of Orthopedic Oncology
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Case Report

Extraskeletal Osteochondroma of the Heel: A Case Report

Bilgin Y, Karademir G*, Anarat B and Salduz A

Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

*Corresponding Author:
Dr. Karademir G
Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: 269724111
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: October 08, 2015; Accepted Date: October 24, 2015; Published Date: November 02, 2015

Citation: Bilgin Y, Karademir G, Anarat B, Salduz A (2015) Extraskeletal Osteochondroma of the Heel: A Case Report. J Orthop Oncol 1:101. doi:10.4172/2472-016X.1000101

Copyright: © 2015 Bilgin Y, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Osteochondroma is the most common benign bone tumor and usually occurs in the metaphyseal region of the long bones around the knee. This is acartilage-capped bony tumor, which out growths on the surface of the bone. Extraskeletal osteochondroma is a variant of extraskeletal chondromas that are uncommon soft-tissue cartilaginous tumors. This report describes thecase of a 56-year-old woman with an extraskeletal osteochondroma of the heel.