Orthopedics MCQ Answer 33

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The Correct Answer is D

Metastases to bone are more common than primary bone tumors.

Common tumors which metastasize to bone include prostate, breast, lung and Kidney

  • Common sites for metastatic disease are spine, skull, ribs, pelvis, and proximal Extremities
  • Most mets are lytic causing destruction of bone
  • More uncommonly, mets are blastic or mixed
  • Metastases from prostate and breast carcinomas often are blastic or sclerotic
  • Plain films or bone scans (Nuclear medicine) are ways to assess for metastatic Bone disease
  • MR can show marrow involvement best.

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