Multiple myeloma

Case contributed by Dr Jennie Roberts

Presentation

Routine chest X-ray

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Chest

Multiple lucent lesions within the clavicles and throughout the bones. 

Pathological fracture through the right 6th rib posteriorly.

X-ray

Skull

Multiple lucent lesions throughout the skull giving "raindrop skull" appearance.

Case Discussion

Imaging features are suggestive of multiple myeloma.

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Case information

rID: 17909
Published: 24th May 2012
Last edited: 27th Apr 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included