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Calcaneal intraosseous lipoma: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21354007     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Intraosseous lipomas are rare benign bone tumors. This benign neoplasm has been reported to occur in the calcaneus as well as the proximal femur. In the past, the relative absence of symptoms and radiographic similarity to a bone cyst has accounted for underdiagnosis of intraosseous lipoma. The case presented in this article was diagnosed with the help of computerized tomography and histopathologic analysis, after which the patient was treated by means of curettage and packing with calcium phosphate bone graft substitute. The purpose of this article is to increase awareness among clinicians of the existence of this unusual lesion.
Sagar Narang; Mimi Gangopadhyay
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1542-2224     ISO Abbreviation:  J Foot Ankle Surg     Publication Date:    2011 Mar-Apr
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Created Date:  2011-02-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9308427     Medline TA:  J Foot Ankle Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  216-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, Darjeeling, India.
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