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Bone Case 14

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65 year old male with known R hilar non-small cell carcinoma of the lung. Increasing chest pain ? bony metastases


Anterior and posterior whole body images obtained 3 hours after injection

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1) Describe the 3 major abnormalities
2) What is the most likely pathophysiological explanation for them?
3) Name some common associated conditions
4) Are these abnormalities likely to be visible on other imaging modalities?
5) Are these abnormalities likely to be symptomatic?

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