Billiard-player's fingers: an unusual case of Paget's disease of bone.

Skeletal changes in Paget's disease of bone sometimes have an unusual distribution for which the cause is obscure

L R Solomon

2009

Scholarcy highlights

  • Skeletal changes in Paget's disease of bone sometimes have an unusual distribution for which the cause is obscure
  • At age 45 he was assessed for haemodialysis
  • There was no evidence of subperiosteal erosions in the hands, the vertebral bodies did show some sclerosis in the end-plates, suggesting "rugger-jersey" spine
  • The whole skeleton and that sites of manifestation are determined by mechanical factors
  • I acknowledge the advice and encouragement of Dr N P Mallick, who gave permission to report a case under his care

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