Bone metastasis from renal cell carcinoma

Case contributed by Oscar Valenzuela


Patient with chronic pelvic pain. History of previous femur fracture 5 years ago. Renal cell carcinoma diagnosed few days before the pelvis x-rays.

Patient Data

Age: 50-55Y
Gender: Male

Multiple osteolytic lesions in the pelvis and femur. Previous femur fracture, likely a metastasis causing a secondary fracture.


Additional Images showing a tumor on the inferior pole of the right kidney. There are small intralesional hypoechoic areas, compatible with tumor necrosis

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Case information

rID: 30817
Published: 23rd Sep 2014
Last edited: 19th Oct 2015
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