Right humeral lytic lesion: non small cell lung cancer metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Arm pain

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

Lytic lesion demonstrated at the junction of the proximal and middle thirds of the humerus. It demonstrated endosteal scalloping and cortical thinning.

Soft tissue mass with associated bony destruction is noted at the posterior aspect of the right 6th rib. 

Case Discussion

The patient has a known history of non-small cell lung cancer and these abnormalities represent skeletal metastases

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Case information

rID: 30462
Published: 12th Aug 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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