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Tibial Metastases in Carcinoma Breast-MRI

The primary cancers most commonly associated with bone metastases are:- Lung, Breast, Prostate, Thyroid and Kidney. The spine appears to be the most affected bony site followed by the pelvis, ribs, skull and the upper arm bones. Breast cancer and lung cancer (which is 20% in frequency) form the commonest causes of distal or below elbow and below-knee metastases. This is known case of carcinoma breast and reveals tibial shaft lesion confirmed as metastases.

Further reading - Foot (Edinb). 2010 Mar;20(1):35-8. Epub 2009 Nov 4. Tibial involvement in breast cancer: issues in diagnosis and management. Goyal S, Puri T, Gupta R, Suri V, Julka PK, Rath GK.

Tibial Metastases in Carcinoma Breast-MRI Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Thursday, February 17, 2011 Rating: 5

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