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Primary malignant melanoma of the calcaneus

  • B. LenehanEmail author
  • T. McCarthy
  • J. Street
  • M. Gilmore
Case Report

Abstract

First described by Enzinger in 1965 primary malignant melanoma (clear cell sarcoma) of bone is a very rare bone neoplasm. We report a case of primary malignant melanoma of the calcaneum in a 68-year-old woman.

Keywords

Melanoma Calcaneus 

Mélanome primitif malin du calcanéus

Résumé

Décrit pour la première fois en 1965 par Enzinger, le mélanome malin primitif de l’os (sarcome à cellules claires) est un sarcome osseux très rare. Nous rapportons un cas de mélanome malin primitif du calcanéus chez une femme de 68 ans.

Mots clés

Mélanome Calcanéus 

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© Springer-Verlag 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Lenehan
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • T. McCarthy
    • 1
  • J. Street
    • 1
  • M. Gilmore
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Trauma & Orthopaedic SurgeryMerlin Park Regional Orthopaedic HospitalGalwayIreland
  2. 2.St Raphaels ManorCo. KildareIreland

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