“My legs are very weak and my back hurst so much”
Author: Lorenzo Alonso
A 57-years-old-man had a diagnosis of kidney cancer with bone metastases including the spine. He was receiving treatment with immunotherapy. One week before the hospital consultation, he started with back pain, walking difficulties, a feeling of weakness in both legs, with difficulty in urination. He has had no fever Continue reading “My legs are very weak and my back hurts so much”
A 73-year-old patient had a diagnosis of breast cancer with disseminated bone metastases. She went to the hospital because a general clinical deterioration. When she was going to be transferred to a bed from the ambulance she felt a strong pain in her left shoulder and a sound like a “click”.
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