Warning after rare condition presents as foot pain

Doctors are reporting the case of a metastasis found in a foot to raise awareness of a rare condition

GPs are being urged to consider cancer when patients present with local pain and swelling in their distal extremities, following a US report of renal cancer that spread to a patient’s foot.

MRI with contrast of the right foot showing a soft tissue mass measuring 2.4cm in diameter abuts the plantar fascia. Source: BMJ.

Doctors from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Centre have published