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Finger metastasis mimicking osteomyelitis case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  19078178     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Metastases to the small bones of the hands and feet are rare. Most cases represent a manifestation of known malignancy with disseminated disease. In the absence of known malignancy, their features can be misleading causing a delay in diagnosis. We report an unusual presentation of metastatic lung cancer mimicking osteomyelitis of the index finger and review the nine previously reported cases.
S Javed; B Fenyar; A M Cilursu
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1076-1608     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Rheumatol     Publication Date:  1997 Jun 
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Created Date:  2008-12-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9518034     Medline TA:  J Clin Rheumatol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  168-70     Citation Subset:  -    
Allegheny University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (S.J.) Cooper University Medical Center (B F.) and Atlantic City Medical Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey (B.F., A.M.C.).
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