Concomitant Acute Osteomyelitis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Foot: A Case Report

Sean Kersh, Shirmeen Lakhani, Crystal L. Ramanujam, Francis Derk, Thomas Zgonis

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Abstract

Squamous cell carcinoma of the foot is a common malignant neoplasm with a high potential for metastasis. Squamous cell carcinoma arising in chronic osteomyelitis has been widely reported; however, its presence in combination with acute osteomyelitis of the foot is not well known. This article presents such a case that demonstrates the importance of early recognition with appropriate management for limb salvage and successful oncologic outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)635-641
Number of pages7
JournalClinics in podiatric medicine and surgery
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2010

Keywords

  • Foot
  • Metastasis
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Surgery
  • Tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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