Polyostotic Paget disease

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
Nuclear medicine

Bone scan demonstrates intense uptake involving several lower thoracic vertebrae, L3, right hemipelvis, sacrum, left proximal femur and right knee.  There is expansion and bowing of the involved femur.


Bony enlargement and coarsened trabeculation are seen on CT.

Case Discussion

The findings are typical for polyostotic Paget disease of bone.

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Case information

rID: 12871
Published: 24th Jan 2011
Last edited: 13th Oct 2020
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