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What does bone metastases cause?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Pain etc: Bony mets can cause bony pain ( depending on the location), fractures, spinal cord compression resulting in significant nerve deficits on extremities/weakness/can develop paralysis etc, suppresion to the blood counts if cancer also involves the bone marrow etc.
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