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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 2

Metastasis to left scapula with unknown primary: Approach to pathological diagnosis


1 Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Orthopedics, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Hena A Ansari
Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-330X.105856

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Bony metastasis is a frequent occurrence in malignancy. However, the clinical presentation and pathological findings may sometimes be more in favor of a primary bone lesion. In such cases, immunochemistry has a very important role to play in reaching a final diagnosis. We present the case of a 35 year male patient who was investigated for a lytic lesion in the left scapula and was finally diagnosed with metastatic adenocarcinoma with the help of immunostaining.


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