Cookie bite skeletal metastases

Cookie bite metastases are characterized by small focal eccentric lytic external cortical destruction in long tubular bones. This type of destruction is typically described for metastases from lung cancer; however, they can also occur with other tumors.

Bone tumours

The differential diagnosis for bone tumors is dependent on the age of the patient, with a very different set of differentials for the pediatric patient.

Article information

rID: 25465
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cookie bite type metastases
  • Cookie bite metastases

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: lung cancer
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