Hepatocellular carcinoma with bone metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


The patient is a 53-year-old man,who is known case of HCC,now presented with severe chest wall pain.CT scan was performed for further evaluation.

Patient Data

Age: 53-year
Gender: Male

Contrast enhanced CT scan shows a large round well defined mass in the left lobe of the liver which is relatively hypodense and shows mild heterogenous enhancement. There is also a large lytic destructive lesion associated with soft tissue component in the posterior arch of the left 4th rib, indicating a bony metastasis of the HCC.

Case Discussion

Bony metastases in a patient with HCC.

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Case information

rID: 22662
Published: 14th Apr 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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