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Bone Metastasis

Bone Metastasis is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.

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  • Commonly seen in patients with prostate, breast, lung, kidney, and bladder cancers and myeloma.
  • Bone scan (nuclear imaging with technetium-99m) is sensitive for blastic lesions but not lytic lesions). Concerning lesions on bone scan should be evaluated with plain radiograph films or CT to identify lesions at risk for pathologic fracture.

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Williams, Dominique, et al., editors. "Bone Metastasis." Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 35th ed., Wolters Kluwer Health, 2016. Washington Manual, www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602475/all/Bone_Metastasis.
Bone Metastasis. In: Williams D, Ramgopal R, Gdowski M, et al, eds. Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. 35th ed. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2016. https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602475/all/Bone_Metastasis. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Bone Metastasis. (2016). In Williams, D., Ramgopal, R., Gdowski, M., Dretler, A., & Bhat, P. (Eds.), Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Available from https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602475/all/Bone_Metastasis
Bone Metastasis [Internet]. In: Williams D, Ramgopal R, Gdowski M, Dretler A, Bhat P, editors. Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2016. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602475/all/Bone_Metastasis.
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