Pathological fracture of the femoral shaft due to lung cancer metastasis

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Sudden pain in the leg without trauma in a patient with known lung cancer.

Patient Data

Age: 85
Gender: Male

Pathological fracture of the right femoral shaft due to a lung cancer metastasis.

Chest x-ray shows a mass in the left upper field.

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Case information

rID: 16538
Published: 26th Jan 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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