Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


History withheld.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Chest x-ray

A central venous catheter is in situ. All bones are sclerotic.


CT chest bone windows

Bone window through the thoracic spine confirms widespread sclerosis of all bones.

Case Discussion

This patient has known myelofibrosis, accounting for sclerotic bones. This is one of several causes of diffuse bony sclerosis.

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Case information

rID: 23179
Published: 27th May 2013
Last edited: 21st Mar 2017
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