Paget disease of the skull

Presentation

Patient with Paget disease and diabetes mellitus on follow-up

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Increase in the diploid space, with an "insufflation" aspect in the entire skullcap.

Case Discussion

Paget disease of the skull in a patient with a confirmed diagnosis. Although at first glance this may be thought to represent the Tam o' Shanter sign, it is not as it lacks the platybasia and basilar invagination that is needed for this sign to be present. 

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Case information

rID: 75040
Published: 14th Mar 2020
Last edited: 8th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Institute Hospital of Base, Federal District- Brazil

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