Saber Tibia in Paget's Disease of Bone
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A 57-year-old man presented with long-standing, painful deformation of the right tibia. He reported increased volume of the right leg since late adolescence and three low-impact fractures in the fourth decade of life. He was treated 15 years before presentation with calcitonin for 6 months, without symptomatic relief. Physical examination revealed a prominent saber-like tibia and superficial venous circulation related to chronic venous insufficiency (Panel A). Radiographs showed cortical thickening, trabecular enlargement, and bowing of the tibia (Panel B shows the anteroposterior view and Panel C the lateral view)...

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