USMLE Forums - View Single Post - Neoplasm association case
View Single Post
  #1  
Old 06-17-2011
USMLE-Syndrome's Avatar
USMLE-Syndrome USMLE-Syndrome is offline
USMLE Forums Master
 
Steps History: ---
Posts: 1,203
Threads: 180
Thanked 1,300 Times in 455 Posts
Reputation: 1314
Question Neoplasm association case

A 15-year-old boy is brought to the physician, because he has been limping on his left leg for the last 6 months. His left leg is painful and it is difficult for him to bear weight through it. The pain is constant and worse at night. He has a previous history of malignancy. Physical examination reveals a palpable mass with associated warmth over the distal femur. An X-ray reveals a sunburst pattern of diffuse bone spicules at the distal femur. What previous neoplasm did this patient most likely have?

Answer Choices
A. Acute lymphocytic leukemia
B. Astrocytoma
C. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
D. Retinoblastoma
E. Wilms tumor
Reply With Quote