Multiple myeloma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Multiple 'punched out' lytic lesions are best seen in the skull vault (known as a pepperpot skull). The entire skeleton is osteopenic, with multiple crush fractures. Vasccath in situ and pulmonary opacities. 

MRI

Multiple crush fractures with diffusely low signal intensity marrow. 

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Case information

rID: 8508
Case created: 7th Feb 2010
Last edited: 28th Nov 2015
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