2. Department of Pathology, IMS and SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar, India.
3. Department of Radiotherapy, All India Institute of Medical science, Bhubaneswar, India.
4. Department of Orthopaedics, S.C.B Medical College, Cuttack, India.
5. Department of Community Medicine, S.C.B Medical College, Cuttack, India.
Osteosarcoma of calcaneum is of rare occurrence. Infrequent occurrence produce dilemma and challenge to it's diagnosis, leading to a delayed treatment. Here we present a rare case of chondroblastic variety of calcaneal osteosarcoma in an adolescent that produced a dilemma for diagnosis. Here also we have discussed the available literature regarding the clinical, radiological and histological features of calcaneal osteosarcoma.
Keywords: Calcaneum, osteosarcoma, chondroblastic type, dilemma in diagnosis, rare occurence