Musculoskeletal manifestations in patients with malignant disease

@article{Gheita2009MusculoskeletalMI,
  title={Musculoskeletal manifestations in patients with malignant disease},
  author={Tamer Atef Gheita and Yasser Ezzat and Safaa Sayed and Ghada El-Mardenly and Waleed Hammam},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={29},
  pages={181-188}
}
To detect and describe the incidence of musculoskeletal manifestations in different malignant diseases as well as their relation to the treatment received whether by chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Sixty patients with different malignant diseases were included in this study, 45 with solid tumors and 15 patients with hematological malignancy. The mean age was 46.55 ± 11.04 years and the mean disease duration was 2 ± 0.75 years. The patients were fully examined for any rheumatologic… CONTINUE READING
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