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Bone Case 13

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78-year-old male with inoperable carcinoma of the oesophagus, complaining of generalized limb pain.


Anterior and posterior images are shown, 3 hrs after injection

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1) Describe the abnormalities
2) What two processes are going on here?
3) How common are these processes in cases of carcinoma of the oesophagus?

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