Day 2 - Case 10
28.02.2019

Authors:
N. Sideri1, G. Velonakis2, V. Bizimi1, E. Alexopoulou1, O. Papakonstantinou1
1 Second Department of Radiology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, Attikon General Hospital, Greece
2 Research Unit of Radiology and Medical Imaging, Second Department of Radiology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, Aeginition Hospital, Greece

Clinical history:
A 62-year-old female presented with subtle chronic pain in the left shoulder and humerus. No trauma was reported. The patient had a medical history of aortic-valve replacement surgery 7 years prior to the incident. She was also under treatment for hypercalcemia. The pain was attributed to acute arthritis and patient was administered corticosteroids.


Possible answers
  • Infection (chronic osteomyelitis)
  • Bone infarction
  • Bone lymphoma
  • Sclerotic bone metastasis
  • Paget’s disease/Secondary osteosarcoma

Diagnosis
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