Table 1

Demographics

Gender

Male

71

Female

30

Age at time of surgery

Median

64.5 years

Interquartile range

57.3-72.1 years

Time between diagnosis of RCC and osseous metastasis

Median

9.7 months

Interquartile range

1.0-49.0 months

Sites

116

Spine

29

Upper extremity

40

Clavicle/scapula

6

Humerus

28

Forearm

5

Lower extremity

47

Pelvis

15

Femur

29

Tibia

3

Foot

1

Symptoms at time of presentation

Pain

83%

Pathologic fracture

36%

Neurological deficit

11%

Tumor

20%

Duration of symptoms before presentation

Median

2.0 months

Interquartile range

1.0-4.3 months


Fottner et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:145   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-11-145

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