Metastatic tumors of the foot and ankle.

  title={Metastatic tumors of the foot and ankle.},
  author={Steven J. Hattrup and Peter C Amadio and Franklin H. Sim and Rosaria Lombardi},
  journal={Foot & ankle},
  volume={8 5},
In a review of the Mayo Clinic files, 17 biopsy-proven cases of metastatic tumors of the foot and ankle were found; 4 additional cases were considered to have metastatic disease on the basis of clinical and radiographic evidence but no histological confirmation was available. Lung, kidney, and colon were the most common sites of the primary tumors. The patients survived as long as 28 months after discovery of the metastasis. Treatment consisted of individualized combinations of orthotics… CONTINUE READING
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