Skeletal metastases from hepatoma: frequency, distribution, and radiographic features.

@article{Kuhlman1986SkeletalMF,
  title={Skeletal metastases from hepatoma: frequency, distribution, and radiographic features.},
  author={Janet E. Kuhlman and Elliot K. Fishman and Peter K. Leichner and Donna Magid and Stanley E. Order and Stanley S. Siegelman},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={160 1},
  pages={175-8}
}
Over the past 6 years, the authors evaluated 300 patients with hepatoma as part of phase 1 and 2 treatment protocol trials. Analysis of the available clinical data and radiographic studies revealed 22 patients (7.3%) with skeletal metastases demonstrated by radiography, computed tomography (CT), and/or nuclear scintigraphy. The plain film appearance of skeletal metastases from hepatoma was osteolytic in all cases. CT scanning best demonstrated the expansile, destructive nature of these… CONTINUE READING