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Lytic Bone Lesion

Lytic lesions are regions of bone deterioration caused by rapidly proliferating cells in the bone marrow (Malignant plasma cells). Multiple myeloma is a plasma cell malignancy majorly caused by lytic lesions. Bones in a healthy skeleton undergo a remodeling process that permits them to rejuvenate.

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What to do if I am not a good candidate for a biopsy?

Query: Hello doctor,My CT and MRI scans revealed a lytic bone lesion at the medial end of the left clavicle with adjacent soft tissue mass. An orthopedic surgeon saw this and referred me to an orthopedic oncologist. A biopsy was suggested, but the interventional radiologist assigned to the case reviewed th...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Significant degenerative changes were noted involving the left sternoclavicular joint and mild joint effusion. There is laxity of the capsular ligament. In addition, there is mild irregularity along with erosive chan...  Read Full »

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