Paget disease of the patella

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Post fall. Knee pain ?fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Abnormal patella with a diffuse mixed sclerosis and lytic appearance. No expansion, cortical destruction or periosteal reaction. 

Case Discussion

This patient had a bone scan 10 years prior (images no longer available) with a diagnosis of polyostotic Paget disease, with activity at this site as well as the humerus and ribs being made. 

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Case Information

rID: 43929
Case created: 29th Mar 2016
Last edited: 31st Mar 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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