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Metastatic breast carcinoma - Pelvis - Photomicrograph
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Metastatic breast carcinoma - Pelvis - Photomicrograph
  • Case ID: 1107
  • Diagnosis: Metastatic breast carcinoma
  • Category: Bone Tumors
  • Category Type: Metastatic carcinoma to bone
  • Category Sub Type: Malignant
  • Location: Pelvis
  • Age: 14
  • Sex: F
  • Treatment: Total hip arthroplasty
  • Image ID: 5427
  • Image Type: Photomicrograph
  • Images relating to this case: 5420 , 5421 , 5422 , 5423 , 5424 , 5425 , 5426 , 5427.

Low power photomicrograph showing the characteristic features of metastatic breast cancer. This patient was initially treated with local radiation therapy but, because of persistent pain, she underwent a cemented total hip arthroplasty which gave her symptomatic relief and the ability to walk without a limp until she died two years later of disseminated disease.


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