Paget's disease manifests itself with definite roentgenological characteristics permitting a definite diagnosis whether the disease is local or general. The latter part of this statement would probably more truthfully apply by qualifying it as early or late. General roentgenological examinations are advisable in all cases of suspected Paget's disease for the purpose of accumulating data on the relative incidence of bones involved and for elaboration of diagnostic information. Characteristic changes in the pelvis are frequent and permit of definite diagnosis, in the absence of skull manifestations. This presentation includes a few cases with unusual features.
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