Verrucous carcinoma of the foot affecting the bone: utility of the computed tomography scanner.

@article{GarcaGavn2010VerrucousCO,
  title={Verrucous carcinoma of the foot affecting the bone: utility of the computed tomography scanner.},
  author={Juan Garc{\'i}a-Gav{\'i}n and Daniel Gonz{\'a}lez-Vilas and Laura Rodr{\'i}guez-Pazos and Dolores S{\'a}nchez-Aguilar and Jaime Toribio},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={8}
}
Verrucous Carcinoma (VC) of the foot often affects deep structures such as tendons, muscles or bone. The complete removal of the tumor is essential to avoid recurrences. Radiological studies should be performed before surgical planning in order to determine the extent of the tumor. A 54-year-old man presented with a VC of the foot. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated a soft-tissue mass affecting the plantar aponeurosis and the sole muscles, without evidence of bone invasion. Computed… CONTINUE READING