Paget disease

Case contributed by Dr Mahomed A. Osman

Patient Data

Age: 91
Gender: Male
X-ray

Cortical and trabecular thickening of the fibula.

Case Discussion

Paget’s disease of the bone (also known as osteitis deformans) is a chronic bone disorder characterized by excessive abnormal bone remodelling. It can affect up to 4% of individuals over 40 and up to 11% over the age of 80.

This case shows it in a less common location in the distal fibula.

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Case information

rID: 23930
Published: 18th Jul 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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