Case 13-1989: A 76-Year-Old Woman with Multiple Bone Lesions and Thrombocytopenia

Richard C. Cabot, Robert E. Scully, Eugene J. Mark, William F. McNeely, Betty U. McNeely, Thomas D. Brower, Andrew Rosenberg

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Presentation of Case A 76-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of pain about the right hip. There was a history of the radiographic detection of osteosclerotic lesions of the lumbosacral spine, pelvis, right femur, and ribs; some of the lesions were observed at least 29 years earlier, showed little change over the years, and were ascribed to fibrous dysplasia. Five months before admission the patient began to experience pain about the right hip and buttock, with radiation to the right thigh. During several months preceding entry she lost 7 kg in weight, and she experienced anorexia for a…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)854-860
Number of pages7
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number13
StatePublished - Mar 30 1989
Externally publishedYes

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