Multiple myeloma

Case contributed by Dr Matthew Lukies


Presented after a fall, currently taking anticoagulants.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Female
  • Diffuse pattern of osteolytic punched-out lesions throughout the calvaria
  • No acute intracranial hematoma

Case Discussion

The appearance of the calvaria in this case is consistent with multiple myeloma and can be described as a raindrop skull.

The patient in this case had a known history of multiple myeloma, which had been confirmed on serology. 

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Case information

rID: 55119
Published: 20th Aug 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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