Humeral pathological fracture due to breast cancer metastasis

Case contributed by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Diagnosis almost certain


Know case of breast cancer and recent trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Female

Pathological fracture with displacement at proximal metaphysis of the humerus. 

Case Discussion

Pathological fracture through a lytic metaphyseal lesion in a patient with metastatic breast cancer.

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