Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 102–106

Sarcomatous degeneration of Paget disease in the skull

  • Cynthia Miller
  • Vijay M. Rao

DOI: 10.1007/BF00360793

Cite this article as:
Miller, C. & Rao, V.M. Skeletal Radiol (1983) 10: 102. doi:10.1007/BF00360793


Two cases of Paget disease complicated by sarcomatous degeneration in the skull are presented. The bony disarray of underlying Paget disease of the skull may mask the cortical destruction produced by a developing sarcoma. The role of computerized tomography in the early detection of malignant change is stressed.

Key words

Paget diseaseSkullPaget sarcomaCT examination of Paget sarcoma

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© International Skeletal Society 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cynthia Miller
    • 1
  • Vijay M. Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyThomas Jefferson University HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA