Bone infarct of humerus

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Chest pain and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 56
Gender: Female
X-ray

Well defined sclerotic lesion with a granular appearance in the left humeral metaphysis.

Heart size upper limit of normal.

Lungs clear.

Case Discussion

The typical appearances of an incidental bone infarct in a common site in the humeral metaphysis.

Always check the edges of films on final review.

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Case information

rID: 47528
Published: 20th Aug 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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