A case of advanced breast cancer with spinal palsy due to cervical bone metastasis who was improved a quality of life by emergent multidisciplinary oncological salvage
森本, 雅美 徳島大学
行重, 佐和香 徳島大学
池内, 真由美 徳島大学
A ６０s female complained of right thigh pain caused by bone metastasis from advanced breast cancer. She was introduced to our ward for systemic therapy with palliative radiation to painful osteolytic lesion in the right femur. She suddenly complained of serious pain and motility disturbance in the right upper-extremity two days after her admission. Magnetic resonance imaging（MRI）suggested bone metastasis in the ３rd cervical vertebra which compressed spinal cord. We discussed about an optimal treatment with the orthopedic surgeon and the radiation therapeutic physician, and laminectomy was scheduled promptly. She also had a right femur fracture a day before her planed laminectomy, so she underwent osteosynthesis of the femur together with laminectomy of the cervical vertebra. She also received the irradiation to the ３rd cervical vertebra and the shaft of right femur. She became able to eat with a spoon by herself and her activity of daily living（ADL）have fully recovered by daily rehabilitation. She is receiving chemotherapy in our out-patient clinic now. We recognized that an emergent oncological treatment for the spinal decompression by the bone metastasis could improve the patients’ quality of life（QOL）to avoid the permanent paralysis and also their prognoses.
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