Metastatic Bone Disease

  • Claus-Peter Adler
  • Kazimierz Kozlowski


Metastases as the first manifestation of a primary bone tumor are much rarer in children than in adults and the primary site of the tumor is usually already known. If the primary site has not yet been recognized, this is the result of unsufficient clinical history, superficial clinical examination or failure to perform appropriate radiographic or biochemical examinations.


Fibrous Dysplasia Radiolucent Line Xeroderma Pigmentosum Skeletal Survey Malignant Bone Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claus-Peter Adler
    • 1
  • Kazimierz Kozlowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Reference Center of Bone Disease, Institute of PathologyUniversity of FreiburgFreiburg i. Br.Germany
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyThe Children’s HospitalCamperdown, SydneyAustralia

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