Right femoral shaft metastasis: cervical cancer

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Right thigh pain.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Approximately 5cm distal to the distal femoral prosthesis stem is an expansile 4.7 x 3.3 x 3.2
permeative lesion with a wide zone of transition and associated periosteal reaction. Cortical
discontinuity noted at the mid-anterior portion of lesion but no fracture line is identified.

Case Discussion

This patient has a known history of metastatic cervical cancer - this lesion represents a new metastatic deposit. 

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Case Information

rID: 30034
Case created: 14th Jul 2014
Last edited: 22nd May 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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