Sclerotic bone metastases - prostate cancer

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Know prostate carcinoma. Increasing pelvic pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

Coarsening and sclerosis of the entire pelvis and visualised lumbar spine.

Urinary catheter in situ.

Case Discussion

In an elderly male these appearances are of diffuse infiltrative sclerotic metastases from a prostate carcinoma primary.

A differential does exist, but this will be right almost always in this patient demographic.



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Case information

rID: 56492
Published: 6th Nov 2017
Last edited: 6th Nov 2017
Tag: rdgh
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