Metastatic Bone Disease

  • Mario Campanacci


The vast majority of metastases to bones are due to visceral carcinomas. Any malignant tumor, however, can metastasize to the skeleton, namely sarcomas (of bone, soft tissue, or viscera), melanomas, and neuroblastomas.


Bone Metastasis Proximal Femur Bone Tumor Proximal Humerus Giant Cell Tumor 
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Metastatic bone disease

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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