Multiple myeloma: full skeletal survey

Case contributed by Ian Bickle
Diagnosis certain


Raised paraproteins. Multiple myeloma?

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

Extensive lucent lesions throughout the bony skeleton, including a raindrop skull.

Case Discussion

Extensive widespread appearances of multiple myeloma at presentation, including a classic raindrop skull.

Many centers are now replacing the traditional radiographic skeletal survey with whole body MRI.

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