SAMUEL ALPERT, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Paget's disease is one of the most frequently encountered bone disorders, and the emphasis in the voluminous literature on the subject has been on the osseous changes. Less well known, and until relatively recent years rarely recorded, are the cardiovascular complications, of which the following case is a graphic example.
The patient was a 29 year old male of Italian extraction in whom Paget's disease had first been diagnosed 11 years before, when he was treated for a spontaneous fracture of the elbow. The diagnosis was subsequently confirmed by a bone biopsy. The course of the bone disease
ALPERT S. CARDIOVASCULAR COMPLICATIONS OF PAGET'S DISEASE: A CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. ;48:871–876. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-4-871
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(4):871-876.
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