Approach

Most patients with Paget's disease are asymptomatic. Patients who have symptoms are often initially misdiagnosed with another musculoskeletal disorder. Diagnosis is commonly incidental on imaging when the patient is being worked up for other diagnoses (e.g., to investigate renal disease), and is clarified only with laboratory or x-ray results.

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