Pathological fracture through humeral breast cancer metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Arm pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Lucent permeative lesion is noted at the proximal aspect of the right humeral shaft, with a oblique pathological fracture.

Oblique pathological fracture through the proximal shaft of the right humerus. Mixed lytic and sclerotic metastatic deposits are also present more proximally in the right humerus.

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Case information

rID: 47200
Published: 4th Aug 2016
Last edited: 14th Apr 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included