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A Case of Extracranial Metastasis of Glioblastoma Multiforme Seen on Bone Scintigraphy


  • Hardik Veerwal
  • Anjali Meena
  • Vandana Dhingra

Received Date: 13.09.2021 Accepted Date: 24.10.2021 Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther 2022;31(3):246-249 PMID: 36268939

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common primary malignant tumor of the central nervous system in adults. It is known for its devastating intracranial progress thus attributing to its very short survival. Here, we report a case of 37-year-old female with GBM post surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy who presented with pain in right hip region. She was referred to our department for evaluation of skeletal metastasis. Tc-99m methylene diphosphonate bone scan revealed an expansile lesion involving the right iliac blade along with extensive lytic bony lesions throughout the axial skeleton.

Keywords: Glioblastoma multiforme, bone scan, metastasis, Tc-99m MDP, extraosseous


Informed Consent: Patient consent was obtained.

Peer-review: Externally peer-reviewed.

Authorship Contributions

Concept: H.V., V.D., Design: H.V., V.D., Data Collection or Processing: H.V., A.M., V.D., Analysis or Interpretation: H.V., A.M., V.D., Literature Search: H.V., A.M., V.D., Writing: H.V., A.M., V.D.

Conflict of Interest: No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.

Financial Disclosure: The authors declare that this study has received no financial support.


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