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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-62

Hydroxyapatite granules for the surgical treatment of calcaneal intraosseous lipomas: A case report


Department of Orthopedics, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Amit Chandrakant Supe
Department of Orthopedics, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9903.178109

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Intraosseous lipoma of calcaneus is a rare occurrence. It is a benign tumor and frequently associated with pain in heel. Diagnosis can be done by a biopsy of the lesion. This tumor can be treated with curettage and filling cavity with hydroxyapatite granules. We present a case of intraosseous lipoma treated with curettage and hydroxyapatite granules.


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