Multiple myeloma - spine

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
MRI

MRI demonstrates complete replacement of his vertebral bone marrow, with it appearing of lower intensity that skeletal muscle. 

Note the vertebral hemangioma in the posterior part of a mid thoracic vertebra and bone marrow edema in the marrow adjacent to the disc level below. 

Case Discussion

This patient has known established multiple myeloma with extensive and progressive disease. 

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Case information

rID: 12624
Published: 26th Dec 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: spine
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