Recurrence of chondromyxoid fibroma of great toe

Mallya, Sharan (2018) Recurrence of chondromyxoid fibroma of great toe. Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, 17 (3). pp. 1-3. ISSN 0972-5997

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Chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) is a benign cartilaginous tumour which involves mainly the long bones and proximal tibia being common. CMF of foot and phalanx is very rare. Various treatment options are available for this tumour and recurrences have been reported following surgery. 24 year old male was treated with curettage and bone grafting for chondromyxoid fibroma of great toe 8 years back. 6 years later, he presented with local recurrence of tumour with extensive soft tissue involvement. He was treated with amputation of great toe. After Two years follow up, patient was symptom free.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chondroid; Myxoid; Cartilaginous tumor; Curettage; Bone grafting; Amputation.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Orthopaedics
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2018 04:18
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2018 04:18

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