BONE FRACTURES

 

Multiple myeloma can produce painful bone fractures. The following CT scan (my personal archive) shows a patients with myeloma with severe deformity of the chest wall, due to both a sternal fracture (figure A) and a compression fracture of the spine causing kyphosis (figure B).

 

  

 

 

 


 

SKULL LESIONS

 

Lytic bone lesions of the skull in patients with multiple myeloma (my personal archive).

Appearance at x-rays:

 

 

 

The same lytic lesions of the skull visualized at CT scan:

 

 

 

Other lesions at MRI of the head:

 

 

 

 


Giampaolo Talamo, M.D.