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

Frank J. Frassica, Renee Genoa, Greg Osgood

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Abstract

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
Pages1065-1070
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9782817804750, 9782817804743
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015

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Frassica, F. J., Genoa, R., & Osgood, G. (2015). Adult patient with a destructive bone lesion (ages 40-80+ year). In Passport for the Orthopedic Boards and FRCS Examination (pp. 1065-1070). Springer-Verlag Paris. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-2-8178-0475-0_47