Distal appendicular skeletal metastases

Distal appendicular skeletal metastases, especially distal to the knee and elbow joints, are uncommon.

Clinical presentation

Localised pain and swelling, along with pathological fractures, are the most common 3

Pathology

Aetiology

Malignancies that most commonly spread to appendicular skeleton include 1:

 


Bone tumours

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

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Article Information

rID: 1861
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Peripheral bone metastases
  • Appendicular skeletal metastases

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