Pathologic hip fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

History of breast cancer, hip pain

Patient Data

Age: 70 years old
Gender: Female
X-ray

Pathologic fracture of the left proximal femur. Note the extensive bone metastases. A rounded calcified mass in the right side of the pelvis is consistent with an old calcified uterine fibroid. 

Case Discussion

Pathological fracture, pathologically-proven to be due to metastatic breast carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 53785
Case created: 6th Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Sep 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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