Isolated tuberculosis of the calcaneum in a constitutionally well patient.


A 66-year-old Caucasian man presented with a 9-month history of a painful left heel with associated soft tissue swelling. Pitting oedema was present to the upper shin. Plain radiograph showed a sclerotic calcaneum with lucent patches and the CT scan revealed bony destruction at the posterosuperior aspect of the calcaneus with a moth-eaten appearance. To… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2014-204016


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