Adult patient with a destructive bone lesion (ages 40-80+ year)

Frank J. Frassica, Renee Genoa, Gregory Osgood

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As adults age, the patient may develop a destructive lesion in their bone (Table 1). The most common cause of a destructive lesion is a bone metastasis. Other common causes include multiple myeloma, lymphoma, chondrosarcoma, and malignant fibrous histiocytoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPassport for the Orthopedic Boards and FRCS Examination
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Paris
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9782817804750
ISBN (Print)9782817804743
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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