From the case: Multiple myeloma

Modality: X-ray (Lateral)

- “ This is the appearance of raindrop/pepperpot skull of multiple myeloma.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Salt and pepper sign (skull) - “ Salt and pepper sign or pepper pot skull refers to multiple tiny well-defined lucencies in the calvaria caused by resorption of trabecular bone in...”
  • Multiple myeloma - “ Multiple myeloma is the most common primary malignant bone neoplasm in adults. It arises from red marrow due to monoclonal proliferation of plasma...”
  • Raindrop skull - “ The appearance of multiple, well-defined lytic lesions (punched out lesions) of various size scattered throughout the skull constitutes the raindr...”

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