History: 60 year old male with lung cancer.
This patient had metastatic lung cancer to the bones. Bone metastases are classified as either blastic or lytic:
Lytic bone metastases occur in the following cancers: renal, lung, breast, thyroid, melanoma, chordoma, paraganglioma, GI tract, urothelial, ovarian, melanoma, chordoma, and paraganglioma.
As you can see in the image above, lung cancer can produce both blastic and lytic metastases.