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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 329-331

Pagetic osteosarcoma detected in bone scintigraphy

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Julie Hephzibah
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/cmi.cmi_96_20

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Paget Disease (PD) is a disorder of the skeleton characterized by increased osteoclastic activity. Sarcomatous transformation, though rare, is a serious complication of PD and begets a poor prognosis. Bone scintigraphy is a useful tool in the early identification of fractures and osseous sarcomas. We report a case of PD presenting with sarcomatous transformation as the primary symptom which has rarely been described in the Indian population.

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