Renal carcinoma metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Elbow pain. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Permeative lesion in the proximal radius. No fracture. Normal alignment.

Severe elbow pain following a fall.

X-ray

Pathological fracture through the proximal radial lesion.

MRI

Pathological fracture through a bone metastasis in the proximal right radius.

Case Discussion

The lytic bone metastasis was subsequently found to be from a renal cell carcinoma.

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