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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 219-221

Colorectal Cancer with Uncommon Metastatic Spread


1 Nuclear Medicine Residency, University of Milan, Milan; Department of Nuclear Medicine, AO "Ospedale Civile di Legnano", Legnano, Italy
2 Department of Oncology, AO "Ospedale Civile di Legnano", Legnano, Italy
3 Department of Pathology, AO "Ospedale Civile di Legnano", Legnano, Italy
4 Department of Nuclear Medicine, AO "Ospedale Civile di Legnano", Legnano, Italy

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Lorenzo Stefano Maffioli
Department of Nuclear Medicine, AO "Ospedale Civile di Legnano," Via Papa Giovanni Paolo II, 20025 Legnano, Milan
Italy
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DOI: 10.4103/1450-1147.161726

PMID: 26420997

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The prevalence of bone metastases from colorectal cancer (CRC) is quite low and the presence of isolated osseous metastases at the time of diagnosis or the onset of bone metastases without other organ involvement during follow-up is even lower. Here, we present an interesting case of diffuse skeletal metastases from CRC in which both the atypical presentation of the metastatic spread and the presence of infective comorbidities created some troubles in getting the final diagnosis.


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