Prostate cancer metastasis to calcaneus: a solitary lesion at an atypical site, dormant for more than 10 years

In prostate cancer patients, if bone scan demonstrates a solitary lesion in atypical area, this is possibly an indication of metastatic disease. Therefore, biopsy confirmation is required to determine the nature of the abnormality and therefore dictates further staging investigations and treatment options.

JRSM open. 2016 Oct 04*** epublish ***

Michael T McCarthy, Hawa Ebrahem, Zariena Aibdeen, Philip A Hodnett, Elizabeth Mulcahy, Nemer Osman

Department of Medical Oncology, University Hospital Limerick, Limerick, Ireland., Palliative Care Department, University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick.