Humeral metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Severe pain in the right shoulder. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female

Huge destructive metastasis in the proximal humeral shaft and neck.

The right 4th rib is partially destroyed in keeping with a further metastasis.

Right upper lobe lung mass.

Case Discussion

Wow this is a huge bone metastasis.

Did you get happy that you spotted if or shocked by the size and switch off or did you correctly identify the primary lung tumour in the right upper lobe?

Nice example film.  Never forget the satisfaction of search.

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Case information

rID: 50363
Published: 4th Jan 2017
Last edited: 26th Sep 2018
System: Chest
Tag: rdgh, viva
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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