Multiple myeloma

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Arm pain.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Findings of multiple myeloma - lytic lesions in the glenoid and multiple ribs with healing pathological rib fracture. 

Case Discussion

Find one lytic bone lesion, look for another. Multiplicity helps narrow the diagnosis to (essentially) between metastases and multiple myeloma. 

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Case information

rID: 46626
Published: 11th Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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