Pathological humerus fracture

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Lawson

Presentation

Fall at home, brought into casualty on stretcher.

Patient Data

Age: 78
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Single image taken while patient is still on the spine-board.

Transverse fracture through the humeral shaft with lucent medullary cavity and cortical irregularity surrounding the fracture site.

Case Discussion

Multiple myeloma with pathological fracture.

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Case Information

rID: 24676
Case created: 4th Sep 2013
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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