Renal carcinoma metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Elbow pain. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

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

Severe elbow pain following a fall.

Modality: X-ray

Pathological fracture through the proximal radial lesion.

Modality: 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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Case Information

rID: 24188
Case created: 31st Jul 2013
Last edited: 11th Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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