Bone pain & pathologic fractures

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DDx

  • Osteoporosis (fracture)
  • Malignancy, primary or metastatic (fracture)
  • Hyperparathyroidism (bone pain)
  • Hyperthyroidism (osteopenia)
  • Cushing’s syndrome (osteopenia)
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta (fracture)
  • Osteomalacia or rickets (bowing and pseudofractures)
  • Multiple myeloma (bone pain, fracture)
  • Paget’s disease (bone pain)
  • Leukemia (bone pain)
  • Gaucher disease (fracture)
  • Beta thalassemia (fracture)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014