Pathological fracture of the clavicle (multiple myeloma)
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Hacking C, Pathological fracture of the clavicle (multiple myeloma). Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 03 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-89902
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From the case: Pathological fracture of the clavicle (multiple myeloma)
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Midshaft left clavicular fracture with minor inferior translation and angulation on background of central lucency with cortical thinning in keeping with a pathological fracture.
Multiple well defined lucencies throughout the imaged skeleton, involving the left scapula, proximal humerus and several ribs. Old left posterior rib fractures.
Right sided portacath partially imaged.
The patient had known diagnosis of multiple myeloma.