Two cases of acrometastasis to the hands and review of the literature

@article{Flynn2008TwoCO,
  title={Two cases of acrometastasis to the hands and review of the literature},
  author={Candi J Flynn and Cyril Danjoux and Jennifer S Wong and Monique S Christakis and Joel Allen Rubenstein and Albert J. M. Yee and Desmond Yip and Esther Oi-wah Chow},
  journal={Current Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15},
  pages={51 - 58}
}
This paper reports two cases of acrometastasis to the hands. The first case involved a 78-year-old woman with a permeative osteolytic lesion in her proximal second metacarpal. A biopsy of this lesion suggested a diagnosis of non-small-cell lung carcinoma with secondary osseous metastasis. This was the first presentation of the woman's primary diagnosis. A single 8-Gy fraction of palliative radiotherapy was delivered to the patient's left hand. The treatment proved successful: the woman soon… CONTINUE READING

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