Paget disease of the bone: a triad of forms

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Illustration purposes from three different cases.

Modality: X-ray

a.  Sclerotic expansile scapula.

b.  Diffuse sclerotic fluffy lesions like cotton wool

c. Diaphyseal lucent lesion like a blade of grass. 

Case Discussion

Three forms of one disease - Paget's disease of the bone.

a.  Classical appearances in an unusual location in the scapula.

Original case:  http://radiopaedia.org/cases/paget-disease-of-the-scapula

b.  Cotton wool appearances to the skull.

Original case:  http://radiopaedia.org/cases/paget-disease-cotton-wool-skull

c. Blade of grass appearance of acute Paget's.

http://radiopaedia.org/cases/paget-disease-with-blade-of-grass-sign

Cases from Frank Gaillard, Ian Bickle and Andrew Dixon.

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Case Information

rID: 47157
Case created: 2nd Aug 2016
Last edited: 4th Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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